Wounded veterans joined a former president for the annual W100K bike ride in the Texas countryside
By Karl Rove – May 7, 2014
They came to ride mountain bikes in Central Texas last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Most of the 16 riders had never met, but all had suffered grievous combat injuries, traveled difficult paths to recovery, and demonstrated incredible character. These Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans rode in the Bush Institute’s fourth annual W100K, hosted by former President George W. Bush to honor wounded warriors and draw attention to groups promoting physical activity as a vital aid to their healing.
Three-Year Contribution Plan to Fund Veteran Career Transition Programs
ALPHARETTA, Ga. January 13, 2013 — In their continued dedication to support programs that enrich communities, Altria Group has awarded Hire Heroes USA a three year $550,000 grant to fund its veteran career transition programs and services. Hire Heroes USA is a national nonprofit organization that provides dedicated, personal assistance to transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses in order to overcome barriers to employment.
BY JILL VEJNOSKA – THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION
When James Wyche left the military last December, he brought along some impressive credentials:
Twenty years in the U.S. navy as a hospital corpsman, handling everything up to minor surgery. Two advanced degrees — an MBA and a master’s in health care management — acquired during multiple tours in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East.
And perhaps the biggest plus for potential civilian employers: a soldier’s sense of discipline and commitment.
BOSTON & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Continuum Veterans Foundation, helping returning troops find jobs in the IT industry, donated $50,000 to Atlanta, Georgia-based Hire Heroes USA, an organization dedicated to creating job opportunities for U.S. military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement. The Continuum Veterans Foundation was established by Continuum, the technology industry’s only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed services, in July 2012 to provide financial support to local and national charities that focus on helping veterans find jobs.
ACTIVISION’S CALL OF DUTY™ ENDOWMENT ANNOUNCES HIRE HEROES USA AS SECOND ORIGINAL RECIPIENT OF ‘SEAL OF DISTINCTION AWARD’
Award Recognizes Most Effective, Efficient Nonprofits in Veteran Job Placement
Santa Monica, CA – September 6, 2013 – The Call of Duty Endowment today announced Atlanta, Georgia-based Hire Heroes USA as the second original recipient of the ‘Seal of Distinction’ award. The Endowment’s
‘Seal of Distinction’ award program is aimed at highlighting nonprofit organizations that have proven to be the most effective and efficient at placing veterans into high quality careers.
Hire Heroes USA has already completed a thorough analysis to certify their effective, efficient service to our veterans, which led to their selection as an original recipient of the award.
Marine Captain and Silver Star recipient Brian Stann graces the cover of the September 2013 issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine. The former MMA champion spoke with M&F about his service in Iraq, his hardcore training regiment, and his world-class career as a mixed martial artist. Stann also spoke extensively about his work as CEO for Hire Heroes USA, a non-profit organization that helps military veterans find work once they have left the service.
MedAssets Hire Heroes USA 5K ‘Race for Heroes’ Raises Over $100,000 to Help Create Job Opportunities for U.S. Military Veterans
ATLANTA (June 21, 2013) – MedAssets, Inc. and Hire heroes USA hosted its first annual 5K ‘Race for Heroes’ on Saturday morning, June 15, 2013 in Alpharetta, Georgia, and by all accounts it was an amazing success.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. June 12, 2013 – Continuing his yearly fundraising event and dedication to helping the men and women of the US Armed Forces, Carl Meyer will celebrate Independence Day by hosting the 6th annual 100 Holes for Our Heroes fundraiser benefitting Hire Heroes USA. Hire Heroes is a national nonprofit organization that is committed to serving our nation’s veterans through personalized employment training and corporate engagement.
Hire Heroes USA is pleased to announce the newest member to its Board of Directors, Marshall Lauck, Chief Operating Officer of JWT Atlanta, Dallas, and Houston. Marshall brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience through his military experience and brand management background to Hire Heroes USA.
By Eric Brandner
Hire Heroes USA is about helping troops grow professionally. But when the organization was starting out, it needed help growing, too.