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2014-08-07 23:03:39

More than 40 employers looking to hire veterans are expected at the AMVETS Veteran Job Fair on August 13 at Memphis Cook Convention Center. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Veterans service organization AMVETS (American Veterans) will host a Veteran Job Fair, a hiring event for veterans, military and spouses, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Call of Duty Endowment and the Greater Memphis Chamber will co-sponsor the event, which will run from 11 a.m....

2014-08-07 23:02:37

Veteran service organization AMVETS (American Veterans) 70th Annual National Convention features new VA Secretary Robert McDonald, a Veteran Job Fair, and other events in Memphis, Tenn. the week of August 11-17. Focus is about Service and Honor and renewing the nation’s commitment to our veterans. Lanham, Md. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) members and its auxiliary organizations are marking their 70th Anniversary as one of America’s premiere veterans service...

2014-07-01 23:00:35

Statement by Stewart Hickey, AMVETS National Executive Director, on P&G CEO Bob McDonald's nomination for VA Secretary. Views business outsider McDonald as untainted by federal bureaucracies; optimistic for achieving the needed culture change. Lanham, Md. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) National Executive Director Stewart Hickey today released the following statement after President Obama’s announcement that he intends to nominate former Proctor & Gamble...

2014-05-30 23:01:20

Statement from Veteran Service Organization AMVETS (American Veterans) National Executive Director Stewart M. Hickey on the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Following the announcement of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation, AMVETS and National Executive Director Stewart M. Hickey released the following statement. "We are saddened but not surprised at Eric Shinseki’s resignation today. He is an honorable man whose...

2014-05-16 23:00:35

AMVETS (American Veterans) views the resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) supports Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki taking appropriate action today, and views VA's announced resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA....

2014-05-15 23:00:28

AMVETS, a major veteran advocacy voice, was omitted from today's Senate hearing on Veterans' Health Care. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) responded today to Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for their omission from today's Veterans' Health Care hearing. AMVETS is one of four members of the Independent Budget and a major voice for the health and welfare of nearly 23 million American veterans. The...

2014-04-17 23:01:12

AMVETS Announces Evaluation of Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops Lanham, Maryland (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AMVETS announced today a scientific evaluation conducted by Freedom and Honor under the direction of the American Institutes for Research® (AIR) show statistically significant results of AMVETS Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops (WTW) in addressing Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and reintegration-related challenges. The report can be found at...

2014-02-05 12:31:47

TAYLOR, Mich., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), one of the world's leading manufacturers of home improvement and building products, and its Foundation have partnered - through a combination of products and cash grants - to award over $1 million in support of its veteran initiative: "America's Heroes: A Million Thanks". Among the 50 veteran-focused organizations receiving awards, 11 of the organizations are based in Michigan, home of the company's...


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