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Vectrus, Inc. Named “Best for Vets” in 2017

 Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC) was named in the “Best for Vets:  Employers 2017” Military Times rankings. To determine which companies should make the list, the Military Times conducted a rigorous survey to identify employers that support veterans and their families. Over 35 percent of Vectrus employees have prior military experience, and Sr. …

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Optum, VA Pick 3 Teams to Develop Medical Tech for Military Vets with Brain Injuries

The Department of Veterans Affairs and Optum have selected three finalists from the “Demo Day” competition of the 2nd annual Brain Trust: Pathways to InnoVAtion to pilot medical technologies that can help clinicians to prevent, diagnose or treat veterans who have experienced traumatic brain injuries. Optum said Friday The Daptly Display, Save a Warrior and King-Devick Technologies …

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IBM, PNC Partner to Expand Veteran Tech Training Program in Pittsburgh

IBM and PNC Bank have partnered to expand a technology certification program designed for military veterans in Pittsburgh. The Veteran Employment Accelerator program offers a week-long training to certify former service members in the use of IBM software for law enforcement, cybersecurity and national security applications, IBM said Wednesday. “This program is designed …

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ORBCOMM to Provide VA Satcom, Asset Tracking Services via Kevadiya Partnership

Kevadiya has chosen ORBCOMM to deliver asset tracking and monitoring devices and satellite and cellular communications services for a Department of Veterans Affairs-run program that offers transportation services to veterans with disabilities or those who live in rural areas. Both companies will also provide an integrated telematics system that will support driver management, navigation, routing, patient …

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Microsoft to Offer Cybersecurity Administration Training for Military Vets

Microsoft has introduced a cybersecurity learning path under the company’s technology training program for military veterans and transitioning service members. The company said its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy will offer the Cybersecurity Administration program that will tackle access controls; cryptology; risk identification, monitoring and analysis; incident response and recovery; and network and communications security. “The …

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Management Concepts to Support Natl Veterans’ Training Institute Under DOL Contract

The Labor Department has awarded Management Concepts a contract for classroom, virtual and online training support services to the National Veterans’ Training Institute. Management Concepts said Tuesday it will provide professional training and administrative support to workforce development professionals and supervisors of the State Workforce Agency under the NVTI program. The company will also train federal employees who …

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CTC Recognized for Pennsylvania Guard and Reserve Staff Support; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received recognition from the Pennsylvania Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve office for the company’s outstanding support of employees who serve in the Pennsylvania Guard and Reserve. CTC said Thursday it accepted the Soaring Eagle Award during the ESGR Employer Awards Luncheon held in November 2016 along with the …

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DynCorp Marks 10th Appearance in Victory Media’s Military Friendly Employer List

DynCorp International has made its 10th appearance on Victory Media‘s annual Military Friendly Employer list in recognition for its employment opportunities for servicemembers and veterans. The 2017 Military Friendly Employer list will be sent to servicemembers, veterans and their family members in an effort to offer employment options to support their post-military careers, DynCorp said Monday. …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Companies Should Invest in Skill Development Programs for Veterans

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has said companies should invest in development programs that will work to address the mismatch between veterans’ skills and civilian job requirements. Testoni wrote in an opinion piece published Friday on The Huffington Post that veterans face challenges in aligning their …

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Mark Testoni: Natl Kidney Foundation Targets Greater Education, Awareness

Two statistics from the National Kidney Foundation feature the number nine in striking terms that describe the impact of kidney disease in Americans and other figures tell a tale of a veteran population that is particularly at risk. The foundation says kidney disease is the U.S.’ ninth-leading cause of death at a greater volume than breast cancer or …

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USAA, PsychArmor Unveil Online School for Military & Veteran Caregivers, Families

The United Services Automobile Association and PsychArmor Institute have launched an free online education program for caregivers and families of ill or injured military service members and veterans. PsychArmor said Tuesday the School for Military and Veteran Caregivers and Families offers various subjects that can be accessed through the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s HiddenHeroes.org website. …

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CACI’s Jack London Awarded Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Award; Ken Asbury Comments

Jack London, CACI executive chairman and chairman of the board, has received the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Distinguished Service Award for his role in helping veterans access business opportunities. CACI said Wednesday London, a former naval aviator and carrier pilot with the U.S. Navy, has supported veteran transition to civilian life for …

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