Mon November 7, 2011

Bennet Highlights Need for More Veteran Services

Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo) listens to a speaker at a veterans forum Monday morning in Englewood.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet says the country is woefully under prepared to handle an influx of military veterans once a massive troop withdrawal in Iraq begins later this year.  The Democrat made the remarks Monday at a forum which coincided with the release of a report outlining a number of proposed policy changes aimed at tackling the problem.

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Mon November 7, 2011
Colorado Veterans

President Obama Pushes Help for Unemployed Veterans

In addition to his package of tax credits for businesses that hire veterans, President Obama this week is promoting a new program that allows veterans to receive personalized case management and career center counseling. 

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Fri July 29, 2011

Denver's Go Green Warehouse Off to a Strong Start

Sales at a newly-launched Denver home improvement store that supports military veterans are exceeding expectations.

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Mon June 27, 2011

CSU Fort Collins Joins Program to Improve Tuition Benefits for Vets

Colorado State University

In an effort to become more veteran friendly, Colorado State University in Fort Collins announced today plans to join the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program.

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Thu June 2, 2011

Colorado Veterans Benefit from U.S. Dept of Labor Grant

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This week, the U.S. Department of Labor announced more than $9 million in job training grants for veterans, including those in Colorado. The money comes at a time when Afghanistan and Iraq veterans are struggling to find work.

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