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The Veteran Podcast
The Veteran Podcast

Episode 3 · 2 months ago

Career Fairs, Employment Assistance, and Veteran Stereotypes

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

A few news stories this week, followed by an editorial on veteran stereotypes. If you want to get involved with the podcast, give feedback, etc, please email joe@theveteranpodcast.com. 

Links

National Virtual Career Fair

Put on by Recruit Military, and sponsored by Disabled Veterans of America, Tuesday, Feb 16th from 12-4 pm EST (9am - 1pm PST).

https://recruitmilitary.careereco.com/Fair/EventDetails?fairId=9b7f7243-77c2-4a7d-adbc-ac71017a998a

Employment Assistance Workshops for Transitioning Military Spouses

The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new monthly series of career workshops to provide employment assistance to transitioning military spouses.
https://www.veterans.gov/milspouses/events/

Billions for veterans programs affected by the coronavirus.

Latest Coronavirus relief plan will also include about $17B in extra funds for veterans, with most allocated to VA health care and related services.
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2021/02/11/coronavirus-relief-plan-includes-billions-in-new-funds-for-veterans-programs/

EDITORIAL
“My Veteran Problem” Elliot Ackerman, NY Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/12/opinion/veterans-Capitol-Cherry-film.html

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