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Medical Marijuana for Veterans Approved

A major stride in an uphill battle

Find out why medical marijuana advocates across the country are saluting Congress on recent marijuana…

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Five Useful Apps for Veterans This Memorial Day

These apps for veterans offer assistance for PTSD, benefits information, networking and more

Make the veterans in your life aware of these useful apps, created specifically for them.

By Samara Lynn

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Starbucks New Employee Perk Helps Veterans’ Families Pay for College

Company pledges to pay tuition for the spouses or children of veteran employees

Starbucks pledges to pay tuition for the spouses or children of veteran employees.

By Courtney Connley

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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…

By Kandia Johnson

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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…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Honoring Our Veterans: Tools and Resources

Black Enterprise offers tools and resources for our military veterans

Black Enterprise put together this list of tools and resources in honor of our national…

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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…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Golf & Tennis Challenge: Gold Medalist Archer Talks ‘Will to Win’

Before Katniss Everdeen, there was Babette Peyton

I’m a national gold medalist archer; my highest score is 299 over 300. I shoot…

By Safon Floyd

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Women Veterans ROCK! Hosts Women Veterans Summer Leadership Retreat in Philadelphia

The Freedom Region’s largest developmental retreat for America’s Military women

Women Veterans ROCK host the Freedom Region’s Largest Developmental Retreat for America’s Military Women.

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Veterans Talk Transitioning from Military to Civilian World

Veterans at US based company's talk how they transitioned from military to Civilian world

Veterans at top US based companies talk about how they transitioned Military to Civilian world.

By Kandia Johnson

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3 Tips to Help Veterans Nail the Elevator Pitch

Effective strategies for post-military employment

How to perfect your elevator pitch for Veterans looking for post military careers.

By Kandia Johnson

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[VIDEO] A Day in the Life of U.S. Army Basic Training

Explore the intense 10-week course, based on army core values

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to survive U.S. Army basic training, check out…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Resources for Turning Veterans into Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to enter the world of entrepreneurship?

As a military veteran, are you ready to enter the world of entrepreneurship? Check out…

By Kandia Johnson

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7 Job Search Tools For Veterans

Find employment after military service with these invaluable resources

Are you or someone you know struggling to find employment after military service? If so,…

By Kandia Johnson

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