WASHINGTON, September 18, 2017 – Longtime musician Joe Walsh, a Grammy award-winner and inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is best known as a guitarist for the Eagles. A lesser-known fact: he’s also a Gold Star son. Walsh’s father, flight instructor Robert Newton Fidler, died in Okinawa, Japan, when Walsh was 20 months old.
September 15, 2017 – Joe Walsh – celebrated solo artist and guitarist for The Eagles – is doing his part to give back to the servicemen and women of our country. Similar to the way Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp founded Farm Aid to raise funds for the farmers of America, Walsh has founded VetsAid – a 501(c)3 nonprofit to raise and distribute money for various groups for military veterans and their families.
August 24, 2017 – Joe Walsh has announced eight charities as beneficiaries of his all-star VetsAid benefit concert taking place on September 20 in Fairfax, Va. Proceeds from the show will go to Operation Mend, Hire Heroes USA, the Warrior Canine Connection, TAPS, the Semper Fi Fund, the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, Stop Soldier Suicide and Swords To Plowshares.
July 2017 – Brian Stann left the military in 2008, but the decorated Marine and MMA champ continues the fight at home, working through the nonprofit organization Hire Heroes USA to find meaningful employment for all veterans. The organization has enjoyed explosive growth since Stann took over as CEO in 2009, growing from a single office to seven nationwide, and helping 17,000+ veterans find jobs.
July 26, 2017 – MILTON, Ga. – Milton resident Brian Stann has had several careers in his short 37 years, but his abiding interest is heading up Hire Heroes USA, a nonprofit that prepares exiting veterans for life – and work – back in the civilian world.
July 11, 2017 – The first graduates of a program designed to ameliorate the state’s cybersecurity talent shortage are now testing for credentials that could place them in the workforce. Colin Wood Managing Editor (U.S. Department of Defense) Cyber Vets Virginia, an governor’s initiative launched last year designed to match military veterans with the state’s vacant cybersecurity jobs, is beginning to produce graduates, a manager of the program told StateScoop.
July 10, 2017 – This is not what a relaxing holiday round of golf looks like. But Carl Meyer’s 180 holes over 16 hours and 35 minutes once again raised funds for a great cause, Hire Heroes USA. The Merton man’s annual quest to golf 100 holes for charity featured 873 strokes, an over-par average of 16.3 strokes, 57 pars, four birdies and 77 bogeys.
July 6, 2017 – When the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Employment Situation Summary this week, there is one group of individuals that might not get your attention but should be at the forefront of our minds: the men and women who have served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces.
July 5, 2017 – “If you don’t have a narrow vision of what you want so that you can focus, if you’re open to everything – which is the infamous line we get from most of the people we
HARTLAND, Wisconsin – July 5, 2017 — It was 4:09 a.m. when Carl Meyer teed off Tuesday, playing Chenequa Country Club with a glow-in-the-dark golf ball and dodging fairway sprinklers in a motorized cart festooned with American flags. He finished 18 holes before the sun crested the trees and had 36 in before the rest of us had our first sip of morning coffee.
July 4, 2017 – For the last 10 years, golfer Carl Meyer has celebrated Independence Day on a golf course for his annual “100 Holes for Our Heroes” fundraiser. Meyer created the event to benefit Hire Heroes USA, a charity that aims to help veterans transition from military to civilian life.
June 28, 2017 – Military personnel, lobbyists, a handful of senators, staffers, and reporters all met on Capitol Hill in the Hart Senate Building on Tuesday afternoon to honor our veterans with celebrity Chef Robert Irvine, Hire Heroes USA, and Walmart.
June 27, 2017 – Food Network celebrity chef Robert Irvine joined Hire Heroes USA and Walmart on Capitol Hill Tuesday to pay tribute to the nation’s veterans and raise funds for a worthy cause with a dessert reception.
June 27, 2017 – Desserts prepared by a celebrity chef are making their way to Capitol Hill this afternoon.Chef Robert Irvine, best known for the Food Network’s “Dinner: Impossible” and “Worst Cooks in America” will join Hire Heroes USA and Walmart for an event to support veterans. He’s planning to man three dessert stations and serve as emcee.
Walmart Foundation Strengthens Commitment to Veterans Career Opportunities Through $1 Million Grant to Hire Heroes USA
Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine joins Walmart and Hire Heroes USA on Capitol Hill to honor nation’s veterans – Bentonville, Ark., June 27, 2017 – Ahead of Independence Day, the Walmart Foundation takes another step in its commitment to veterans by announcing a $1 million grant to Hire Heroes USA, supporting their efforts to help more veterans find meaningful employment.
From USMC to UFC to CEO: Veteran Brian Stann discusses his success in transitioning from military to civilian
By Eric Dehm WASHINGTON, June 5, 2017 – U.S. Marine Corps Captain Brian Stann found himself at a crossroads. The first years of his military career were impressive, to say the least. After graduating with an economics degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was also a middle linebacker for the football team, Stann deployed twice to Iraq, where he earned a Silver Star.
April 15, 2017 – After leaving the Marine Corps in 2006, Travis Wentworth went to the VA for help finding a job. As a Mortarman who served in the 1st Battalion 3rd Marines, he was told that he had “no marketable skills”. Even after graduating with a mechanical engineering degree from California Baptist University, he still had trouble finding a quality job.
March 28, 2017 – After a collective push to hire more than a million U.S. military veterans in recent years, business is wrestling with a new challenge: holding on to them. Hiring initiatives by Verizon Communications Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Union Pacific Corp.
March 28, 2017 – ORLANDO, Fla. – The city of Orlando is just days away from hosting the Super Bowl of wrestling, Wrestlemania.
Continuum Veterans Foundation to Hold Fundraising Gala with Pittsburgh Steelers Legend Andy Russell as the Keynote Speaker
March 16, 2017 – Continuum Veterans Foundation, which helps returning troops find jobs in the IT industry, has announced that it will hold its first fundraising gala on April 20, 2017 with Pittsburgh Steelers legend and Army Veteran Andy Russell attending as keynote speaker.
March 7, 2017 – Despite a record-low annual unemployment rate of 5.1 percent for post-9/11 veterans in 2016 and a consistent drop from 12.1 percent since 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, experts say the data can paint a misleading picture of veterans in the job market – many of whom struggle with being underemployed.
March 2, 2017 -Former president and retired staff sergeant talk using military skills in civilian professions on ‘Hannity’
February 27, 2017 – KTVB spotlight on Idaho’s Mission 43 and the collaboration with Hire Heroes USA.
February 22, 2017 – President George W. Bush’s book “Portraits of Courage” includes the story of Spencer Milo, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, but was critically injured by a suicide bomber. He recovered after a lengthy physical and medical rehab, and is now dedicated to helping his fellow wounded warriors find employment.
February 14, 2017 – Martinez got his chance when he landed a role on ABC’s daytime drama “All My Children” and then went on to win “Dancing with the Stars,” helping America see beyond his scars and disfigurement. “If we let that narrative be simply about victims or heroes, I think we’ve missed an opportunity,” said Mike Haynie, executive director of the Syracuse’s institute.
February 10, 2017 – Hire Heroes USA paid tribute to 92-year-old John Hufton, a humble hero who served his country in WWII and continues to serve his Fuquay-Varina community.
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November 11, 2016 – A former marine helps unemployed veterans find work.
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October 21, 2016 – The veteran unemployment rate is below 5 percent, indicating an improvement in the job market. A discussion on Hire Heroes USA and a personalized approach to ensuring that veterans attain jobs and smoothly transition from service to civilian life. With Nathan Smith, COO of Hire Heroes USA.
Follow the journeys of three veterans as they transition back to civilian life and tackle a new mission: finding post-military purpose.
Mini USA News – MINI USA Celebrates First Complete Season in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series
October 19, 2016 – MINI USA is proud to congratulate the MINI JCW Race Team and LAP Motorsports Team Owner Luis Perocarpi on completing their first full season of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series in the Street Tuner class.
October 14, 2016 – Americans have learned through media outlets, time and again, that some veteran service organizations use only a fraction of their donated dollars to actually help veterans. It’s true. I know firsthand that, among the thousands of veteran service organizations in the country, there are some bad players.
September 30, 2016 – Road Atlanta played host to the 10th and final round of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. The Road Atlanta 150 will be the last two and a half hour race as the series changes things up for next season. The 2015 season finale at Road Atlanta was a memorable one for the MINI JCW…
MINI JCW Team Announces partnership with Hire Heroes USA for Road Atlanta Continental Tire Challenge | MINI John Cooper Works Racing Team
September 23, 2016 – The MINI John Cooper Works owned and operated by LAP Motorsports LLC in Indianapolis will compete throughout the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge IMSA series.
August 12, 2016 – Hire Heroes USA CEO and Marine Corps. veteran Brian Stann appeared on the FOX Business Network Friday to discuss his company’s efforts to help veterans become successful in the civilian workforce as well as in their communities. Stann weighed in on the challenges for veterans transitioning to civilian careers.
August 12, 2016 – UFC veteran and FS1 broadcast analyst Brian Stann will have a unique honor today. Stann, the president and CEO of Hire Heroes USA and a Marine Corps recipient of the Silver Star Medal, will help ring the ceremonial opening bell today at the New York Stock Exchange.
August 10, 2016 – Combat veterans are flooding the workforce at rates unseen since World War II. Some estimates suggest that one million men and women of the U.S. military will return to civilian life in the next four years.
July 1, 2016 – Like many others, Carl Meyer will celebrate Independence Day by showing his respect for the service and sacrifice of the men and women of our Armed Forces. It’s how he does it that’s unusual. For the ninth consecutive year, Meyer will hold his “100 Holes for Our Heroes” golf event at Chenequa Country Club.
May 31, 2016 – Some local charities will be getting funds from the Donald Trump Foundation. While some were notified earlier this year, others learned about the donations just recently. NBC 7’s Bridget Naso reports.
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RALEIGH — May 25, 2016 – The Boots to Suits Conference aims to connect military veterans with businesses which are ready to hire. U.S. Army veteran Sgt. 1 st Class Tim Walker has been in the military for the past 29 years.
May 23, 2016 – Each year, more than 200,000 U.S. military veterans transition to civilian life. One of them was Hovig Margossian. After serving for a decade in the U.S. Marine Corps and completing two tours in Iraq, he needed a job. It’s wasn’t easy. “It was intimidating because I had no experience in the corporate world,” said Margossian, 35.
May 5, 2016 – First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announce that more than 50 companies – including Amazon, Verizon and Boeing – have pledged to hire and train veterans and military spouses in conjunction with their Joining Forces initiative to help support veterans and their families.
March 25, 2016 – The par-3 third hole at Aviara Golf Club was the site of not one but two holes-in-one during Friday’s second round of the Kia Classic. Lizette Salas holed out with her 50-degree wedge from 92 yards and rookie Rachel Rohanna hit her 56-degree wedge 93 yards into the hole.
March 22, 2016 – The annual LPGA Kia Classic tournament returns to the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California, this week, offering fans of all ages an up-close and personal experience with 144 of the top players in the world as they vie for a share of the $1.7 million purse.
March 22, 2016 – The unemployment rate for American veterans fell to the lowest level in seven years in 2015, a reflection of an improving jobs market alongside programs to put servicemen and women to work.
CARLSBAD – March 18, 2016 – There is a new addition to next week’s Kia Classic at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. Kia has taken on an official charity partner for the 2016 tournament, one with a focus of putting military veterans into the workforce.
November 7, 2015 – Veterans who leave the military are struggling to find jobs as they transition to civilian life. That’s where Hire Heroes USA comes in. CEO Brian Stann and Navy Reservist Captain Lynne Blankenbeker explain how the non-profit group helps vets take their military skills and make them more marketable in the civilian job market.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — November 5, 2015 — Hire Heroes USA is one of thousands of nonprofit agencies taking part in the 4th annual Georgia Gives Day on November 12. Hire Heroes USA is a military-focused nonprofit based in Alpharetta that empowers U.S. military members, veterans and spouses to find new careers in the civilian workforce.