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12/6/13 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

A Start-Up Committed to Helping Vets

By Katerina Athanasiou Eight years ago, while attending an important meeting in Washington, D.C., Kevin Lavelle watched a staffer run in, drenched in sweat. As he looked at the staffer’s rumpled shirt, Lavelle was convinced there had to be a way to create organic, natural-looking dress shirts that incorporated fabrics with stretch, sweat resistant, and […]

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11/22/13 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

White House, Industry Partner to Train Vets in Telecommunications Jobs

By Katerina Athanasiou The White House this week announced the launch of “Warriors 4 Wireless” (W4W), a new non-profit program that will help veterans find employment in the telecommunications industry. W4W will offer training and certification, and connect vets to job openings. The program hopes to place more than 5,000 veterans in wireless jobs by 2015. A […]

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11/11/13 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

SBA Offers No-Fee Loans to Veterans

By Katerina Athanasiou The U.S. Small Business Administration has unveiled a new initiative to help veterans open or expand businesses: Beginning January 1, 2014, there will be no upfront fee for veterans receiving loans via the SBA Express program. The Express program is the SBA’s most popular loan delivery method and supports loans up to $350,000. […]

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11/7/13 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

About Next Steps for Vets

NBCUniversal, with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has launched Next Steps for Vets, a dedicated web portal that features tools and resources to help veterans and their spouses find employment and education opportunities. Learn more in the video below.

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