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Journal Sentinel: State program helps veterans start businesses

By Kathleen Gallagher of the Journal Sentinel The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. will put $150,000 into a new fund aimed at seeding start-up companies run by military veterans and helping them to hit the ground running. The investment will make … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Our Heritage to Welcome Home Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans and Families

On June 2 and 3, Reclaiming Our Heritage (ROH) will be celebrating 11 years of honoring veterans, providing veteran benefit information, highlighting the architectural and cultural treasures of the National Soldiers Home Historic District*, and bringing history to life. Over the … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Business Journal: Military service changes surgeon’s approach

The emergency room at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa hasn’t changed over the last three months, but trauma surgeon Dr. Lewis Somberg has. After spending the last 90 days as the lead surgeon for the 628th Forward Surgical Team in the … Continue reading

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Veteran Career and Benefit Fairs

From March through December 2012, the Department of Workforce Development will be holding a series of 15 career and benefit fairs targeted specifically at veterans. Events are listed below, for more information please visit DWD’s website.

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Wisconsin InBusiness: Thinking about hiring a vet? They might be the answer to your skills gap

Almost every state official says Wisconsin must do more to find employment for returning veterans, whose unemployment rate has ranged between 13% and 15% in recent months. Gov. Scott Walker says it, declaring 2012 the “Year of the Veteran.” State … Continue reading

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Milwaukee’s Veteran’s Manor Featured on Huffington Post

Veteran’s Manor In Milwaukee Provides Homeless Vets Affordability, Community One veteran housing complex is changing the way veterans are getting — and providing — help. The Veteran’s Manor, an apartment complex in Milwaukee, Wisc., is tackling veteran homelessness by offering … Continue reading

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Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Event Scheduled for August 11 at Miller Park

The  Stars and Stripes Honor Flight recently announced “Field of Honor: A Salute to the Greatest Generation” an August 11, 2012 event that you won’t want to miss. The event will fill Miller Park with thousands of veterans, their families, … Continue reading

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Marquette Tribune: MKE group promotes hiring of veterans

With the unemployment rate currently at 8.3 percent nationally, different demographics of Americans are searching for work. One group, military veterans, reported a 7.5 percent unemployment rate by a Bureau of Labor Statistics report from earlier this month, are starting … Continue reading

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Veterans Career Fair – Video – WISN Milwaukee

Veterans line up at a Washington, DC job fair, as a surprising number remain out of work. Click here to view the video report.

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