February 2015

Homegrown for Good, a startup company owned by brothers Tommy and Tim Gibb, is trying to teach veterans how to manufacture products and adapt their military-learned leadership skills to civilian managerial positions.

2/27/2015 - Company teaches veterans managerial skills

Homegrown for Good, a startup company owned by brothers Tommy and Tim Gibb, is trying to teach veterans how to manufacture products and adapt their military-learned leadership skills to civilian managerial positions. read more »

When college student and photographer Devin Mitchell started to create a portfolio for graduate school applications, he was immediately drawn to snapping shots of military personnel.

2/27/2015 - Veteran photo project helps soldiers express themselves

When college student and photographer Devin Mitchell started to create a portfolio for graduate school applications, he was immediately drawn to snapping shots of military personnel. read more »

Despite a growing number of measles cases being reported throughout the U.S., the armed forces has managed to only have three cases of the illness since 2008.

2/23/2015 - Mandatory shots help armed forces avoid measles

Despite a growing number of measles cases being reported throughout the U.S., the armed forces has managed to only have three cases of the illness since 2008. read more »

A recent survey released by the Orange County Community Foundation revealed some of the financial, housing and health issues encountered by soldiers who call this California region home in their life after service.

2/19/2015 - Study: Orange County veterans face unique struggles

A recent survey released by the Orange County Community Foundation revealed some of the financial, housing and health issues encountered by soldiers who call this California region home in their life after service. read more »

On Friday, Feb. 13, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced its plan to house the homeless veterans of Los Angeles.

2/17/2015 - VA to house homeless veterans in LA

On Friday, Feb. 13, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced its plan to house the homeless veterans of Los Angeles. read more »

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday night that all U.S. troops would soon be pulled from Ebola zones in Liberia.

2/12/2015 - US military to be recalled from Ebola zone

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday night that all U.S. troops would soon be pulled from Ebola zones in Liberia. read more »

The U.S. recently sent $25 million worth of weapons and ammunition to Beirut, Lebanon.

2/9/2015 - US ships weapons to Lebanon

The U.S. recently sent $25 million worth of weapons and ammunition to Beirut, Lebanon. read more »

Vietnam's Coast Guard is receiving U.S. aid to help bolster its forces and supplies.

2/9/2015 - US Coast Guard to help Vietnamese troops

Vietnam's Coast Guard is receiving U.S. aid to help bolster its forces and supplies. read more »

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, a bill aiming to improve mental health care for veterans passed in the Senate.

2/5/2015 - Veteran suicide prevention bill passes in Senate

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, a bill aiming to improve mental health care for veterans passed in the Senate. read more »

Transitioning for the military to civilian life is no easy task, especially when it comes to choosing a new career path.

2/4/2015 - 5 best jobs for veterans transitioning in 2015

Transitioning from the military to civilian life is no easy task, especially when it comes to choosing a new career path. read more »