Tag: Military

Brain Injury Sufferers Find Benefits in Music Therapy Program

Brain Injury Sufferers Find Benefits in Music Therapy Program By Air Force Airman 1st Class Cailtin Russell Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska, Nov. 16, 2017 — Past and present service members and family members suffering from traumatic brain injury can now take part in a Creative Forces music therapy program here, a partnership …

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Pence Says America Owes Vets a Debt, Promises Stronger Military

Pence said the administration has been working hard on delivering the services – especially medical assistance – that veterans need and deserve. “Working with Secretary [David] Shulkin, we’ve made the Department of Veterans Affairs already more efficient, effective, and accountable,” the vice president said. “Let me be clear: Veterans benefits are not entitlements — they …

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Rachael Moore, USMC Veteran Trades USMC for NASA | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

FYI – Where has your post military career taken you? From USMC to NASA After several years in the U.S. Marine Corps, including two deployments to Afghanistan, Rachael Moore was ready to trade her combat boots for business shoes. The Transition Assistance Program helped get her there. Veteran Trades USMC for NASA | U.S. Department …

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Pentagon announces changes for immigrants entering the military

A number of Alaskans stand to be affected by the change, according to Stock. Some immigrants who have lived in Anchorage have been among those to join the military through the MAVNI program. They include Specialist Susan Tanui, a native of Kenya and former All-American runner at UAA, who was the first-place female finisher in …

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Updated December, 2016