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Honoring Our Veterans: Women Veterans Interactive Founder Ginger Miller

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Miller has supported over 1,000 women veterans and has members in 13 states. And her…

By Kandia Johnson

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African American Women Who Made U.S. Military History

These legendary women made a mark in the military world

Whether it’s defending our country on the front lines or providing support to U.S. soldiers…

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Honoring Our Veterans: Tillman Award Winner Danielle Green

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Former Notre Dame basketball player and Army veteran, Danielle Green, lost her left arm during…

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8 Programs For Children in Military Families

Here are a few free to low-cost programs to help children of military families

Being a military child comes with a unique set of benefits, as well as challenges.…

By Kandia Johnson

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10 Companies That Boast Strong Job Opportunities for Veterans

Victory Media spotlights the top companies that hire and retain veterans

Victory Media, the originator of the veterans career resource and education site, Military Friendly, has…

By Courtney Connley

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5 Things the Military Teaches You About Leadership

Army leaders share their perspective

“Invisible leadership doesn’t mean its unseen or unrecognized, it’s simply hidden so that the efforts…

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Honoring Our Veterans: Frank Petersen, First African American Marine Aviator

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Petersen served for 38 years in the Marine Corps, and during his service, he flew…

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Women Veterans Interactive Celebrates Military Service at 4th Annual Extravaganza

Nonprofit honors women Nov. 11-13, 2015 in Maryland

Founded by Ginger Miller, a military vet and White House Champion of Change recipient, WVI’s…

By Kandia Johnson

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Honoring Our Veterans: Babette Peyton, Gold Medalist Archer

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Since I’m a veteran now, my focus has been on veterans and the Wounded Lady…

By Safon Floyd

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5 Jobs For Military Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Work

Transitioning from Military Civilian? Check out these high paying jobs for veterans

Military veterans are at least twice as likely as civilians to hold high paying jobs…

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Talk show host Montel Williams served as a U.S. Marine upon graduating high school in 1974. He was also accepted to the Naval Academy Preparatory school and to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. Williams served in the Navy as well.

Military to Mainstream: 10 Black Celebrity Veterans

A look at famous Black men and women who have served our country

Black celebrities who have served our country in the U.S. military

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Investment Banking Firm Trains, Hires Returning Soldiers

Investment banking firm helps returning soldiers land jobs

It’s been well documented that veterans returning home after serving the country often struggle to…

By Alan Hughes

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Military Boss Moves: 5 Smart Job-Seeking Tasks to Do While Deployed

Prep early for life after serving your country

These tips will help you prep early for career moves in civilian life.

By Janell Hazelwood

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Taking Advantage of Homeownership

Rufus and Jenny Triplett make one smart move after another

Using their home as a place of business has provided the Tripletts several tax advantages.…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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This Vetarans Day, A Special Shout Out to My Ladies

How my sister's decision to serve opened my eyes to women's equality

Salute to all servicemen— but especially my ladies, who juggle protecting our country with managing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Craig T. Williams, CEO and president of Pride Enterprises Inc. (right) and Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (Photo by Rayon Richards)

A Strategic Alliance

CEO and president of Pride Enterprises Inc. learned about how a young, black Iraq War…

By Alan Hughes

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Soldier On

War veteran overcomes personal tragedy to continue a life of service

As a former teacher, preacher, and police chief, Anthony Smith lived to serve others. So…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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