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VWDC Spring 2012 Class

VWDC Welcomes Spring 2012 Class

On March 3, the Veterans Workforce Development Center conducted an orientation workshop for the Spring 2012 class of scholarship participants. The orientation workshop included distribution of iPads to the veterans to facilitate their distant learning. Below are pictures from the event which included technical training and guest speakers.   VWDC Director Darlene Booth-Bell with Veterans  … [Continue Reading]

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Obama Unveils $5 Billion Veterans Jobs Proposal

February 3, 2012. Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama unveiled a new $5 billion veterans jobs plan Friday that the administration says will put thousands of men and women who once wore their country’s uniform back to work. The new Veterans Jobs Corps initiative, first mentioned in the president’s State of the Union address last week,… [Continue Reading]

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CNN :: Veteran Struggles To Find Job

Kenya Smith only has good things to say about the U.S. Navy, where she served a total of 14 years before leaving in 2009. It’s the only profession she’s ever known. “I love the Navy,” she said during a recent interview in suburban Maryland. “If you split me open, I’m blue and gold.” Smith, a… [Continue Reading]