Military Spouse Employment

South Tampa Chamber Of Commerce: STCOC Military Affairs Update – July 2021

As a reminder, we will NOT be holding a MAC meeting this month. We are excited to resume in-person meetings following the summer break! Upcoming Committee Meetings – Always Second…

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Amazon to hire over 100,000 US veterans and military spouses by 2024

Amazon on Tuesday announced a commitment to hiring 100,000 veterans and military spouses over the next two and a half years. The retail giant hopes to hire about 84,000 veterans…

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Lawmakers Pitch New Voting System for US Troops Stationed Overseas

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to increase the number of U.S. service members who exercise their right to vote — especially those stationed in combat zones or deployed…

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Guard, Reserve spouses report satisfaction with military life — but that was before 2020

Across the National Guard and Reserve components, the majority of military spouses report being satisfied with military life and support their service member staying in the military, according to recently released results…

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Finding Career Success through Fellowship

Black Lives Matter is opening the eyes of Americans across the nation to issues of systemic racism that have long corroded our republic and its values. Our military community is…

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Macy’s sees you, and they salute you!

Being a military family comes with exciting adventures and wonderful benefits. But it can also be stressful. Deployments, long working hours, and additional time away for training are just a…

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Here’s How Macy’s is Empowering Military Families This Summer

  Military families often struggle with time apart not just when service members are deployed or away for training. The day-to-day job demands and schedule can make it difficult for…

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Combat Con Artists Subject of New Exhibit

The Historical Society of Cheshire County will feature a special summer exhibit, “Ghost Army: The Combat Con Artists of World War II.” The Ghost Army tells the true history of…

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National Capital Region DEPLOY Fellow Focuses on Mentorship and Opportunities for Children

Meet Tonya. She’s a Navy spouse, mom to three school-aged boys, and recently started serving as the DEPLOY Fellow for Blue Star Families’ National Capital Region Chapter, a position made…

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GOP lawmakers split over mandatory vaccines for US military members

Lawmakers are torn over reports that U.S. Army members may soon be required to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., said in a Twitter post that he has heard from military members…

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