Walmart Hits Goal of Hiring 250k Veterans
Walmart Hits Goal of Hiring 250k Veterans

Walmart has reached a goal it set in 2013 of hiring a quarter-million veterans by this year. The company has hired 265,000 veterans through its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, and more than 44,000 of those have been promoted, it said in a press release. “I’m proud...

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill Proposing Local Cost Share for DCIP
Lawmakers Introduce Bill Proposing Local Cost Share for DCIP

Washington Representative Denny Heck recently introduced the “Defense Communities Coronavirus Relief Act” (H.R. 7290) to the U.S. House, which would “provide targeted aid to defense communities, towns across America that proudly host U.S. military installations.” The...

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The World Affairs Council of Charlotte (in partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund and the American Security Project) is hosting a virtual event on June 30 titled “Pandemics and Climate Change: National Security Implications of Non-Traditional Threats” which...

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CMSI In Action [video]

Military families adjust to the long-time challenges that come with military service, but the global pandemic has added to their anxieties. CMSI talked with filmmaker Elena Miliaresis, producer of the military family documentary, “When Time Stands Still,” about how...

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