Posts Tagged: Veterans

Black Veterans Under Siege by Feds

Despite laws, like the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002 established to provide a work environment free of discrimination and retaliation, far too many U.S. federal officials continue to treat America’s returning service men and women of color unfairly.   Black veterans often confront “race” discrimination in addition to military… Read more »

When Heroes Come Home

Each year, more than 200,000 military service members return from active duty tours abroad back to civilian life. These typically young individuals often have little workforce or educational experience outside of the military, rendering them unprepared to integrate into a civilian occupation after coming home. According to a RAND report, unemployment among young veterans in… Read more »

DorobekINSIDER: VA deputy CIO Warren leaving

Stephen Warren, who has served as the deputy chief information officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs for more than seven years, will step down from that post later this month, GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER has learned. LaVerne Council, the new VA CIO, made the announcement in an e-mail to staff on Thursday. Warren is known for… Read more »