Posts Tagged: Armed

Job Search Lessons from May’s Military Holidays

May is the month we recognize and remember several aspects of our military: Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 10) is a recent recognition of their support.Armed Forces Day (May 18) recognizes those currently in service.Memorial Day (May 27) recognizes those who died in war. Memorial Day began as women, individually and in clubs, decorated the… Read more »

16 House Lawmakers to Renew East Coast Missile Site Push

Sixteen Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee want Appropriations Defense subcommittee Chairman Bill Young (R-Fla.) to add $250 million to the fiscal year 2014 defense spending bill for a missile site on the East Coast, The Hill newspaper reports. Jeremy Herb writes the House and Senate Armed Services panels are set to mark up… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Through the eyes and heart of a soldier’s mom – Part 1

This is the first entry in our blog series with veteran recruiter and military mom Linda Ortiz, our colleague from the IRS Recruitment Office and today’s guest blogger. As patriotic holidays come and go annually – Veterans Day, Memorial Day and now the Fourth of July – I gaze up and down my street, hoping… Read more »

The Nation’s Lore (Across the Generations)

Several years after I retired (1974) the Internet had grown sufficiently and I subscribed to what became AOL. I joined an online ‘social’ group of older adults; time passed. One day, the group received an email from a middle school teacher in a northeastern state. She wrote that her students were working on a class… Read more »