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Healing through art: New presidential exhibit in Atlanta to share powerful message about PTSD, military veterans (Photos)

Harry Patterson, Texas businessman and Vietnam veteran, and Atlanta artist Ross Rossin collaborate on a unique project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Program to help Intel Corp. veterans deal with PTSD spreads to other employees

Military veterans make up about 7 percent of Intel Corp.’s U.S. workforce, and if national data is any guide, anywhere from 11 percent to 20 percent of them may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Claudia Weber, a U.S. Navy veteran who c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2018

Veterans Day: Google, YouTube help veterans share their stories

Google and YouTube are honoring Veterans Day by helping veterans share their experiences of serving in the military......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 11th, 2018

9 photos of the CH-53K King Stallion, the US military"s most-powerful and expensive helicopter

Associated Press The US Marine Corps received its first CH-53K King Stallion on Wednesday, landing .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 20th, 2018

What Atlanta company bought out Gunshow for an ultra-exclusive Super Bowl-eve party? (Photos)

The innovative restaurant has never done anything like this before, according to owner Kevin Gillespie......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2019

Women Veterans Center to celebrate its fifth anniversary

The Veterans Multi-Service Center’s Women Veterans Center is celebrating its fifth anniversary Thursday with a special event by recognizing and honoring more than 800 military women and their families. The WVC is the only community-based facility i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

Where NFL team owners will gather in Atlanta, when and what they will eat (Photos)

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank tapped a trio of local celebrity chefs to help serve 400-450 guests expected at the high-profile, exclusive dinner......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

Veterans Use Battlefield Experiences to Build Businesses

The number of veterans starting businesses has dropped since World War II, but new programs and technologies are inspiring those formerly in the military to pursue start-ups......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 14th, 2019

Why are Republican baby boomers more likely to share fake news on Facebook?

Most Facebook users who shared the fake stories during the 2016 U.S. presidential election were Republicans over the age of 65, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Terror Group Seizes Last Syrian Opposition Stronghold

A powerful extremist group seized control of most of Syria’s last opposition stronghold on Thursday, threatening a fragile cease fire intended to avert a Syrian military offensive and likely humanitarian catastrophe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 11th, 2019

Why are Republican baby boomers more likely to share #fakenews on Facebook?

Most Facebook users who shared the fake stories during the 2016 U.S. presidential election were Republicans over the age of 65, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Amazon"s HQ2 Near D.C. Widens Battle for Tech-Savvy Vets

The tech giant’s planned new location in the heart of the U.S. military establishment is creating a new potential battleground for veterans. This time the fight is for them, as employers compete for skilled tech workers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 2nd, 2019

Powerful Antitank Missiles Put U.S. Forces in Middle East at Risk

A new class of high-powered weaponry has flooded the battlefields of the Middle East, threatening even the most sophisticated battle tanks and highlighting a gap in U.S. military preparedness......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 2nd, 2019

Veteran-based hiring event at UB seeks participating companies

A new type of job event aimed at showcasing veterans will be piloted at the University at Buffalo this February. Patriotic Hearts, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting military vets and their families, decided to try a new kind of program af.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 26th, 2018

Boeing raises its dividend 20%, boosts buyback plan to $20B

Despite growing concerns that the global economy is slowing down, Boeing sent a big message to shareholders it remains upbeat about its business. The board voted Monday to raise its quarterly dividend 20 percent to $2.05 per share in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 17th, 2018

Facebook says bug may have let apps view user photos that weren"t shared to timeline

Facebook Inc. on Friday disclosed an API bug that may have given third-party apps the ability to view photos that users didn't share.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2018

The Insider: 85 years of the Atlanta Business League; Golden Eagle Luncheon (Photos)

Each week, Atlanta Business Chronicle Photographer Byron E. Small attends some of the city's biggest parties and events, where the state's most influential movers and shakers converge to mingle. The latest hotspots included the Atlanta Business Le.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

Facebook redesigns Life Events feature with animated photos, videos and more

Facebook today announced a redesign of its "Life Events" feature, which allows people to share significant milestones in their life, like an engagement, graduation, a new job, a move to a new city, and more......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2018

Sparton shares surge 38% on news company is being acquired by Cerberus

Sparton Corp.'s shares soared 38% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the maker of electromechanical devices for the medical, military and industrial sectors said it has agreed to be acquired by private-equity firm Cerberus for $18.50 a share in cas.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2018

Apple Begins Offering Active Military, Veterans a 10% Discount In Stores, Online

This marks the first time that Apple has offered a discount to active military personnel or veterans. Apple has a new discount out just in time for holiday.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 6th, 2018

Veterans Group, Lawmakers Push to Include Female Veterans in the VA’s Motto

The motto, "To Care for Him," comes from a Lincoln quote but doesn't reflect a changing military force. A group of U.S. veterans are joining forces with lawmakers to change the motto of the.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 5th, 2018