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US Department of Veterans Affairs

5 More Ways VA Is Helping Out Vets

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The Department of Veterans Affairs is doing some really good stuff for vets that no one hears about, catching up since 2009. I've helped, in a very minor way for several years, now I gotta do more, for VA, military families, and vets.

Turning Loss Into Love: Dedicating My Life to Preventing Veteran Suicide

Kellie LaFave | Posted 11.17.2013 | Impact
Kellie LaFave

My business card says Suicide Prevention Coordinator, but I consider myself a life preservationist. I connect people with the right benefits, a mental health counselor -- or I simply listen.

The Nerd-in-Residence

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.16.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The Department of Veterans Affairs has named me a "nerd-in-residence." The Department of Veterans Affairs is doing some really good stuff for vets that no one hears about, catching up since 2009. I've helped, in a very minor way, for several years; now I gotta do more.

Department of Veterans Affairs Gets Real Stuff Done

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.17.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The VA is getting a lot of good work done, using IT to much better serve veterans by helping address the disability claims backlog, maybe their biggest challenge. Sure, the tech is a work in progress, but the greater issue involves skepticism and low expectations.

Undergrads Rank Top 10 Ethical Employers

Posted 07.05.2012 | Impact

Which employers are the pinnacle of good business, according to undergraduate students? Universum, an organization that focuses on employer brandin...

Unemployed Veterans Signing Up For Job Training Program By The Thousands

AP | ASHLEY HOPKINSON | Posted 09.03.2012 | Business

ATLANTA — Unemployed veterans may be heading back to school in mass under a federal program to get out-of-work veterans trained and back in the ...

Facebook Launches Crisis Services Tool For Military Families

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.09.2012 | Technology

Facebook has launched yet another service to help those in need, this time for military members, veterans and families suffering from the mental and e...

Courage Goes to Work

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.29.2012 | Business
BJ Gallagher

I was intrigued by the notion of courage in the workplace, so I asked Bill Treasurer, author of Courage Goes to Work if he would sit down and have a conversation with me about courage at work.

The Importance Of Being A Mentor

Second Act | Posted 12.16.2011 | Fifty

The holidays have always been about giving. Doling out presents is an easy way to feel like we've done something nice. Even nicer is to donate money t...

Rise In Homeless Female Vets Tied To Military Sexual Abuse

Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact

The number of homeless female veterans is on the rise and the high rate of Military Sexual Assault may be partly to blame. Between 2008 and 2009, w...