• November 16, 2015

    The 10 Best Companies for Veterans

    We set out to find the businesses that are doing the most heroic work to hire our nation's heroes. These 10 get our commendation for their commitments to hiring and training vets.

    You gave your service to our country, and now you're giving your service to the workforce.

    Full story: military.com

  • November 13, 2015

    Open Letter to Veterans from Dept. of Education

    For every service member, veteran, or their family member (in the case of the post-9/11 G.I. Bill®) enrolled at a for-profit college and paying with military education funds, that college can enroll nine other students who rely entirely on federal student aid money—making it an entirely taxpayer-funded enterprise.

    Full story: military.com

  • November 13, 2015

    Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 — our top 175 schools

    For the first time in the history of Best for Vets rankings, a majority of schools — around 57 percent — were able to provide at least one type of veteran-specific academic outcome data metric, such as retention, graduation or course completion rates.

    Full story: militarytimes.com

  • November 13, 2015

    America's changing perception of veterans

    "The way Americans see veterans is changing. Throughout my 26 years in the Army, I have seen this shift firsthand." Two polls released today by Got Your 6 and ServiceNation reveal that the nation's perception of veterans is changing to better reflect the realities of those who served. Only one year ago, the "broken hero" narrative was the norm. Americans believed that veterans were more likely to be homeless, unemployed, or were all suffering from post traumatic stress. That perception is beginning to shift as Americans start to see veterans in a new light.

    Full story: militarytimes.com

  • November 10, 2015

    Medal of Honor Recipient Tackled Suicide Bomber, Saved Lives

    He tackled a suicide bomber while serving in Afghanistan, saving fellow soldiers' lives while suffering a gruesome leg injury. During three years of recovery and more than 30 surgeries at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Army Capt. Florent Groberg was left with a lot of time to think.

    Full story: umterps.com

  • November 6, 2015

    Army to Deploy 101st Airborne Soldiers to Oversee Iraqi Army Training

    The U.S. Army is sending 500 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) to Iraq and Kuwait in early 2016 to advise and assist Iraqi Security Forces. The 101st headquarters element will assume the role of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq, replacing the 82nd Airborne Division headquarters, according to a Nov. 6 Army press release.

    Full story: military.com