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The Transition to civilian life

Today on Straight talk with Carly Alyssa Thorne we have Mary C Kelly, today we talk about some of the challenges veterans face when they transition back into the civilian workforce and the ways to make it easier. For More on Mary C Kelly PhD: Facebook: Twitter: Interviewer,Producer:Carly Alyssa Thorne Here is the AUDIO-Podcast […]

A Tradition of Service, Family Values, and Patriotism.

Join us for a special show: Honor Flight & Veterans Day Tribute Tamara Leigh’s TREND ON “Thank you. Thank you.” These humble words of appreciation were both given to and uttered by the grateful #Veterans returning from the #SSHonorFlight trip to Washington D.C. at Mitchell Field Airport in Milwaukee on 11/2/13. began in 2005 […]

Illinois Worknet Center is Looking to Help Jobless Veterans with Program

Know a jobless post 9/11 veteran? Illinois Worknet Center in Arlington Heights is looking to help veterans by recruiting them for Veteran’s Rapid Employment Initiative (VREI). This fast-track program is a free service funded by the State of Illinois for recently discharged veterans who want to start a career in manufacturing. A two-week “Boot Camp” […]

The 6th Annual Illinois Warrior Summit Welcomes Veterans Aug. 12

The 6th annual Illinois Warrior Summit and Welcome Home Celebration invites all veterans to come from 12 to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 to Soldier Field to give them opportunities to connect with over 275 organizations. The free benefit and resource fair is hosted by the Illinois Supporting All Veterans Equally (I-SAVE) Foundation and the […]

Community with Marie Lazzara May 23 show

  On this show, Marie interviews people from the business and nonprofit sectors as well as others who involve themselves in unique contributions to their communities. Joining Marie as guest co-host will be Amanda Both, Administrator for the Arlington Heights Linked Local Network website. On this week’s show, we will have Tim Padgett, co-founder, president and […]

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