How to Get Hired as a Federal Employee: Tips for Veterans

The transition from the Military and into the civilian sector can offer many challenges for returning veterans. As such, nonprofits such as Devil Dog USA, Inc. (DDUSAINC), Disabled American Veterans, and Recruit Military help veterans with one of the biggest transitional challenges, starting a new career. As the Connecticut Liaison for DDUSAINC, I thought it'd [...]


The 239th Birthday Message From The Commandant Of The Marine Corps

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In his birthday greeting 70 years ago, General Alexander Vandegrift, our 18th Commandant noted that, “A Birthday is a fitting time to peer backward – and forward.” That year, Marines reflected on an extraordinary year in combat during their amphibious drive across the Pacific. Despite the challenges and the horrific conditions, Marines prevailed at Guam, Saipan, and Peleliu. On 10 November 1944, Marines looked back with pride on their accomplishment – confident in their ability to meet future challenges.


In 2004, 20,000 Marines deployed to Al Anbar Province, Iraq – many Marines celebrated the birthday in places like Fallujah, Ramadi, and Al Qaim while decisively engaged in combat. That year, Marines also responded to crisis in the Pacific following a tsunami which claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people. On 10 November 2004, Marines looked back with pride on their…

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NYC, Veteran’s Clothing Giveaway, Devil Dog USA Inc.

I am proud to support the 2014 Devil Dog USA Inc. Veterans clothing Giveaway going on tomorrow in The Bronx, NYC.Please stop by and help spread the word to fellow veterans and their families in their time of need. The clothing giveaway will take place tomorrow, Monday, September 8, 2014, from 10am to 4pm. Veterans and [...]