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Military medics face obstacles in transition to civilian health care jobs

For many veterans who served as medics or hospital corpsman in the military, finding a civilian job can be a challenge. By one estimate,...

Back to Work: New job programs designed to help members of...

As 2020 draws to a close, there are 10.7 million unemployed U.S. workers. Surges in cases of COVID-19 and increases in hospitalizations have led...

Leveraging higher ed to help veterans and military families

As WorkingNation wraps up its November deep focus on veterans and work, this episode of the Work in Progress podcast looks at the role...

I Want That Job!: HVAC technician

With winter upon us, who do you call if your heat is not working? An HVAC technician. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Jason Huber became...

A war hero continues to serve others

Extraordinary circumstances inspired Oyoana Allende to become an occupational therapist. Allende was serving in the Marine Corps in Iraq in 2005 when her convoy...

Tennessee college helps student-veterans on their post-military paths

It’s not uncommon to hear that those in the military have difficulty determining their next steps once their service has ended. Kevin Wittwer enlisted in...

Apprenticeship programs support the military and train for in-demand trades

In addition to active duty military service, there are many jobs and careers that are still of service to the U.S. and are military-adjacent....

Fast-tracking military aircraft mechanics to civilian careers

Transitioning out of the military can be a challenge as great as military service itself. There is much to navigate as service members try...

Thank you for your service, Dad

Throughout the month of November, WorkingNation has been featuring content focused on veterans. Typically, we don’t share our personal stories on these pages. This...

Entrepreneurship: A self-determined career path for veterans

Nearly 25 percent of veterans say they are interested in starting a business, according to a report from Bunker Labs. Veterans and entrepreneurship are a...