Longtime Ald. Patrick O’Connor (40th) on Wednesday urged the city’s human resources department to find ways to help returning veterans use their skills to bolster Chicago’s public safety and first responder programs.
Getting a job on Capitol Hill can be tough, even for the politically savvy with long resumes and starred credentials. But it can be a vastly different experience for veterans.
The share of federal jobs going to veterans is at its highest level in five years, new data shows, with former service members comprising almost half of full-time hires in the last fiscal year.
Veterans who’ve joined the government find it’s just too bureaucratic. They bristle at the resentment they feel from colleagues who know they went to the head of the hiring queue.
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed several bills on Sunday affecting Illinois veterans, including a measure establishing a discount card program and another offering property tax breaks for those with military-related disabilities.
Alamo Colleges is proud to serve more veterans than any other community college system in Texas. It’s an honor that we do not take lightly. We have always endeavored to be on the forefront of providing resources for veterans and their families.
A Senate Republican on Thursday filed a proposal aimed at helping combat veterans and their families get mental-health and substance-abuse services.
After more than a decade of deployments, the unemployment rate for veterans from all wars remains higher than that of the general population in Utah.
More veterans are waiting longer for mental health services here after they return from wars in the Middle East.
THE Veterans Health Administration has 41,500 job vacancies for doctors, nurses and other medical professionals across its 150-hospital system.