The Pentagon needs WWII veterans to share their stories

The Department of Defense (DoD) is leading a National effort to commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II. As part of this commemoration, we are creating a series of thirty (30) one-minute videos featuring World War II veterans, which will be broadcast on social media and traditional media outlets in August and September 2020. We would greatly appreciate any assistance you can provide in introducing us to WWII veterans among your membership who may be interested in participating. The series will cover the war from Pearl Harbor to VJ Day. Each video will feature a veteran from World War II, who was a part of the topic at hand (the Battle of Midway, D-Day, and so forth). They wi

Walmart Celebrates thousands of veterans hired through Welcome Home Commitment program since 2013

Information provided by Wal-Mart Ohio. John Price of Sidney, Ohio is one of thousands of veterans who has found a home with Walmart since the company introduced the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment (VWHC) in 2013, setting its goal of hiring 250,000 new veteran associates by 2020. “As a sergeant in the Army, I learned the importance of teaching and taking care of the individuals you lead. Since I started working at Walmart, I’ve discovered the company shares the same philosophy and every day I have the unique opportunity to go to work and take care of my associates and help them to learn and develop,” said John Price, Assistant Store Manager at the Sidney Walmart. “Seventy-five percent of Wal

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