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  • IBM’s GRIT mobile app helps Veterans and their families transition

    Getting Results in Transition, or better known as GRIT, was developed in response to the growing concern about the rate of suicide among Veterans, especially during the transition from activity duty to civilian life. Social determinants, like health, employment, housing, social connectedness, and finance all play a large role in Veterans’ mental and physical health. Service members report that finding a job once leaving military service is their number one concern.
  • Colonel gives deployers tips for getting in the door to civilian jobs

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Chief Master Sgt. Linda Sparks was looking to take the next step in her career as a federal civilian employee when she returned from a 6-month Air Force Reserve deployment to Iraq, she said.She was among those who took a federal job resume writing class at a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event July 19-21 to learn more about
  • Returning from the fight

    More than 30 members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing arrived home to happy families and unit leadership here Dec, 11 after a successful deployment in Southwest Asia providing aerial refueling supporting ongoing missions against terrorism.
  • Military, Reservists recognized at Oklahoma City baseball game

    Local military members and their families were recognized by The Oklahoma City RedHawks minor league baseball organization during a game on July 27, at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.The military appreciation game included a special presentation of a U.S. flag, ceremonial first pitch, an oath of enlistment, the singing of "God Bless America" by a