From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian SuccessRaytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryThrough the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Supporting Our Military On CampusUnder the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New StartCorporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.
Navigating The Resources Available Through The VAThe VA, with its array of services offered can seem at times huge and staggering. Here’s a quick summary to help you get started.
In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon's 2014 Week of Service Honors WarfightersThe tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.
How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones ReturnYour family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.
Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryMany non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.
Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial HelpHow to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.
Connecticut Veterans Mark 70th Anniversary Of D-Day Bridgeport marked the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion Friday with an afternoon ceremony including several World War II veterans.
Veterans Honored In Wethersfield
Focusing on Homeless VeteransWhile advocates say the number of homeless Connecticut veterans has declined somewhat in recent years, there's a new effort underway to try to eliminate homelessness among the state's veteran population over the next two years.