By Debbie Gregory. Becoming a plumber, electrician or similar skilled laborer will be easier for veterans and their spouses who are looking to relocate to Georgia, thanks to legislation passed by the General Assembly there. Officials expect more than 60,000 contractor jobs will need to be filled in Georgia by the year 2020. The state’s […]
Entries for July, 2013
By Debbie Gregory. Media outlets in Clarksville, TN have obtained reports on the investigations of 17 recent suicides in the military community there. What they have found is that there is no common thread linking the deaths. What they know for sure is that the number of military suicides today is worse than it was […]
By Debbie Gregory. The federal laws outlining the rights of Reserve and National Guard soldiers and the duties of their civilian employers are complicated. Those rules are outlined in the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) and are an important guide for employees and employers to understand. Furthermore, every business, whether […]
By Debbie Gregory. Veteran students have big dreams. But for some, it has been a long time since they have been in a classroom setting. They need to catch up, but don’t want to use part of their 36 months of G.I. Bill benefits to catch up, leaving them without enough benefits to earn a […]
By Debbie Gregory. Studies have found that almost one in five veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from PTSD. But as the Army continues to wage war on the battlefield, commanders are having difficulty fulfilling the needs of its soldiers as they wage their own battle against PTSD. It has resulted, in many cases, […]
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