. Military-Civilian: Hot Jobs, Events, and Helpful Information for Veterans Seeking Civilian Careers: February 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Welcome to this week's Fort McCoy MWR e-News!










Welcome to this week's Fort McCoy MWR e-News!  This week's highlights:

.      Seeking Volunteers for the Toby Keith concert on August 12

.      The Sportsman's Range is opening April 8...get your membership now!

.      Army Emergency Relief Campaign Breakfast hosted by ACS

.     Basketball competitions and March Madness Brackets at the  Rumpel
Fitness Center

.      Bowl 10 games and get 1 FREE at McCoy's

Find out about these items, plus much more in the MWR e-news.  Please visit
the link for this week's edition.
http://mccoy.armymwr.com/us/mccoy/programs/e-newsletter/

Military Civilian Career Connections

Stevie Ray Vaughan - Life Without You - LIVE

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Military-Civilian Testimonial 2/22/17











Good Afternoon Ma'am,

I was referred to you by Gary Simpson at the WRNMC. I am currently going through a medical board and I don't like to wait to do things last minute so I am trying my hand at networking. I told Gary what I was interested in doing and he said you were the go to person to have on my side. I am an IT and I am trying to get a position away from the federal government first. I'm trying to shoot for the moon and go for companies first such as Hulu or Activision. Things of that nature out in California where I was previously stationed. If you have any information or helpful hints that can help me I would greatly appreciate it.

Very Respectfully,
Sarah V

20 new IT careers #USA locations some with relocations fees !! Clearances Req. check them out today!!

http://www.globalprofessionalsearch.com/











Global Professional Solutions has just posted 20 new IT careers

Embedded Systems Engineer - Annapolis Junction, MD/Ft Meade

Software Engineer - Lexington Park, MD

Senior Software Engineer - Dahlgren, VA

Senior Enterprise Mobility Engineer -  On the client site in the Pentagon, Crystal City, Mark Center areas, VA

Software Developer, Senior - Charleston, SC

Software Developer, Mid. - Charleston, SC

Linux System Administrator - Washington, DC, FBI

Oracle DBA - Washington, DC

Application Developer -  Annapolis Junction, MD/Ft Meade

Reverse Engineer - Annapolis Junction, MD/Ft Meade

Cyber Reverse Engineering - Dayton, OH

Mid-level Software Engineer - Dayton, OH

Mid-level Software Engineer – Multiple Positions available - Rome, NY

System Requirements Analyst -  Arlington, VA

Mid-level Software Developer - McLean, VA

Junior Developer - Oklahoma, City and Mclean, VA

Systems Administrator - Oklahoma, City and Mclean, VA

Senior Database Administrator - Fairfield, CA

Senior Software Engineer  - Monterey, CA
https://www.military-civilian.com/pages/job/senior-software-engineer-ca/

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

BANG Meeting 22 Feb 17













Business And Networking Group

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN US AT OUR NEXT MEETING

22 February 2017
6:30 to 8:30 PM
at
The historic Clark House
6332 Barcroft Mews Drive
Falls Church, VA 22041


Our BANG meetings are open to all. Please feel free to bring friends. There will be a Spotlight Speaker presentation of general interest to the group and plenty of networking time with jobseekers, hiring managers and human resource professionals. See you at the BANG. Remember there always “jobs in the room.”

Spotlight Speaker for 22 February 2017 will feature a presentation by: Mike Bruni, Director of Talent Acquisition at SC3. SC3 is a leading provider of high-end mission support, consulting and technology solutions to the federal government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and nonprofit organizations. (http://www.sc3.com ).

Mike possesses over 18 years of experience in the Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, and Sourcing functional areas supporting the National Security Industry. Mike joined SAIC (Now Leidos) in January of 2005 after spending 7 years in the staffing industry. Since entering the field in 1997 he has taken on roles leading many initiatives to include Talent Acquisition Management, Sourcing, Capture Staffing, Direct Recruiting, and Veteran Outreach. 
Mike has built and led staffing program with much success.  In 2012, he led the staffing effort for a major program in excess of $1 billion.  The effort resulted in the award of the program and the successful transition and staffing of this massive program.   Mike is heavily experienced in developing Talent Acquisition strategies tailored to each customer and skill set. 
As a Sourcing Manager, Mike designs and builds talent pipelines supporting diverse programs throughout the community. Provides staffing strategies in support of new business pursuits and proposals. Leads candidate outreach efforts to provide organizational and personal branding for SC3.
In December of 2009, Mike was instrumental in standing up a centralized Military Recruiting Program, Operation MVP. This program was designed to be a central point to recruit top talent from all Branches of the Military.  This program continues to train and recruit Service Members to this day.
Mike has been quoted in HR Magazine, The Military Times, and USAToday. He’s been a guest on Federal News Radio’s “FedAccess” Show. He has also been a guest on the radio program “The Workforce Show”. He’s been featured on the Pentagon Channel’s “Hiring America” television show. Mike sits on the AFCEA EPIC Committee as well as the INSA ICC Committee. Both committees are industry professional associations. He is a board member of recruitDC. He also the facilitator and leader for Project S.A.V.E. (Staffing Alliance of Virginia Employers) which is a networking organization for HR and recruiting professionals.
Directions to the Clark House (http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hprs/clarkhouse.htm ).  The historic Clark House is adjacent to the Barcroft Plaza Shopping Center on Columbia Pike at the intersection with Lincolnia Road and Old Columbia Pike. Look for Harris Teeter and Starbucks in the shopping center on the corner at the traffic light. Upon entering the Barcroft Plaza Shopping Center stay on service road to east end of parking area. The Clark House is located at the entrance to a townhouse complex. The Clark House is a restored, late 1800’s Victorian farm house. There will be a sign in front. For additional information contact: Frank Wickersham III fgwickersham@vsecorp.com

Monday, February 13, 2017

Photos Hidden in a Trunk for 71 years depicting amazing scenes from World War 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWYZ8wZtSq4


















https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWYZ8wZtSq4

2017 Spring Job Fair - April 20th - Kalispell, MT


Veterans Pre Need Burial Eligibility Determination








FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 8, 2016

VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations

WASHINGTONThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program, upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial or memorialization in a VA national cemetery.

“MyVA is about looking at VA from the Veterans’ perspective, and then doing everything we can to make the Veteran Experience effective and seamless,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald. “This new program reaffirms our commitment to providing a lifetime of benefits and services for Veterans and their families.”

Interested individuals may submit VA Form 40-10007, Application for Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility for Burial in a VA National Cemetery, and supporting documentation, such as a DD Form 214, if readily available, to the VA National Cemetery Scheduling Office by: toll-free fax at 1-855-840-8299; email to Eligibility.PreNeed@va.gov; or mail to the National Cemetery Scheduling Office, P.O. Box 510543, St. Louis, MO 63151.

VA will review applications and provide written notice of its determination of eligibility. VA will save determinations and supporting documentation in an electronic information system to expedite burial arrangements at the time of need. Because laws and personal circumstances change, upon receipt of a burial request, VA will validate all pre-need determinations in accordance with the laws in effect at that time.

            VA operates 135 national cemeteries and 33 soldiers’ lots in 40 states and Puerto Rico. More than 4 million Americans, including Veterans of every war and conflict, are buried in VA’s national cemeteries. VA also provides funding to establish, expand and maintain 105 Veterans cemeteries in 47 states and territories including tribal trust lands, Guam, and Saipan. For Veterans buried in private or other cemeteries, VA provides headstones, markers or medallions to commemorate their service. In 2016, VA honored more than 345,000 Veterans and their loved ones with memorial benefits in national, state, tribal and private cemeteries.

Eligible individuals are entitled to burial in any open VA national cemetery, opening/closing of the grave, a grave liner, perpetual care of the gravesite, and a government-furnished headstone or marker or niche cover, all at no cost to the family. Veterans are also eligible for a burial flag and may be eligible for a Presidential Memorial Certificate.

Information on VA burial benefits is available from local VA national cemetery offices, from the Internet at www.cem.va.gov, or by calling VA regional offices toll-free at 800-827-1000.  To make burial arrangements at any open VA national cemetery at the time of need, call the National Cemetery Scheduling Office at 800-535-1117. 

Ineligible Veterans Now Eligible











Ineligible Veterans Now Eligible



A new federal policy could help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and who are presently ineligible for benefits, get the medical care and benefits they need. The Department of Defense set down new guidelines to work with veterans who are trying to upgrade discharges to get medical help. This new set of guidelines is for veterans who have been diagnosed with PTSD or who do not realize they have PTSD.

"Do not ask what we did for our country, But what our country will do for our combat brothers and sisters - OIF3"

Correctional Detention Officers

Correctional Detention Officers

Inspire, Serve!
CoreCivic is hiring Correctional/Detention Officers for MS, NM, IN, OH, TN, MT

CoreCivic is hiring for Correctional Detention Officers. All Correctional Officers go through our paid training academy and also receive post academy On The Job Training as part of our hiring process. Correctional Officers maintain the security of the facility and the inmates in accordance with the CCA Way. The Correctional Officer performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in a correctional facility. May employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order. Must be able to work any post assignment on any shift.

Post Assignment for Correctional Detention Officers may include:
* Armory/Key Control
* Central or Pod Control
* Count Room
* Education
* Housing Unit
* Intake/Booking/Property
* Kitchen
* Laundry
* Library
* Maintenance
* Medical
* Recreation
* Utility/Escort
* Segregation
* Visitation

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS for Correctional Detention Officers:
The successful applicant should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements. Any additional qualifications and/or essential job functions applicable for specific facility locations or post assignments will be contained in Appendix A.
* Read and comprehend, including comprehension and implementation of actions required to carry out, specific post orders written for any assigned post.
* Monitor the safety practices and the preparation and dissemination of safety and accident reports as required by policy; take appropriate action in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies.
* Assign inmates/residents to, and supervise inmates/residents during, work/program activities.
* Use mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals) to accurately perform such functions as periodic inmate/resident counts.
* Conduct visual and audio surveillance for extended periods of time, including the reliable repetitive identification of inmates/residents by visual means.
* Escort inmates/residents to and from different areas for questioning, programs/activities, medical treatment, work and meals; use handcuffs and other appropriate restraints when necessary or required.
* Break up fights; effectively restrain an inmate/resident, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting inmates/residents using maneuvers and resort to the use of hands and legs and other approved devices in self-defense.
* Aid in preventing escapes; pursue fleeing inmates/residents, take part in searches for escaped inmates/residents and other duties which may involve quickly entering and exiting secured areas; effecting the movement of heavy objects from one place to another; accessing elevated surfaces; passing through openings; moving over obstacles and in confined areas and using force to gain entrance.
* Perform searches of people, objects capable of concealing contraband, buildings and outdoor areas which will involve detecting and identifying objects, moving throughout the facility building(s) and/or grounds for long periods of time and detaining people.
* Engage in functions in confined areas that include such things as serving food, working rotating shifts, extended patrol and physically checking the doors, windows and other areas to ensure they are secure.
* Issue clothing and linen to housing units and requisitioned supplies to staff and inmates/residents, as directed.
* Inspect unclothed inmates/residents visually; possible exposure to body fluids, wastes and possible encounter with deceased or contagious persons.
* Endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of inmates/residents and others, e.g. visitors and family members, encountered in an antagonistic environment.
* Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include administering basic emergency medical aid and CPR, physically removing people away from dangerous situations, and securing and evacuating people from confined areas.
* Take appropriate action to prevent or diffuse potentially disruptive situations.
* Put on and operate a self-contained breathing apparatus in appropriate situations.
* Prepare legible and accurate log entries and other reports or documents.
* Communicate effectively and coherently with staff, visitors and inmates/residents by giving information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes.
* Demonstrate communication skills, including providing reliable testimony, in court and other formal settings.
* Read and comprehend documents, including comprehension and implementation of actions required in such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons and other legal writs.
* Gather information and evidence in criminal and administrative investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informants and exercise independent judgment by determining when probable cause exists to recommend disciplinary action.
* Endeavor to comply with the requirements of applicable regulations, laws, rules, procedures, policies, standards and/or contract.
* Establish and maintain effective working relations with others and handle difficult interpersonal contacts.
* Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
* Operate a motor vehicle during both the day and night where driving conditions can include congested traffic and unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, rain, ice and snow.
* Remain alert at all times and react quickly, efficiently and calmly in emergency and other high stress situations.
* Complete in-service and other training programs as required.

Requirements for Correctional Detention Officers:
* High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
* Once hired, must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment.
* A valid driver’s license is required. Demonstrate ability to complete any required training.
* Must be available to work any hours, any shift.

Minimum age requirement for Correctional Detention Officers:
Must be at least 18 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE.

We are looking to hire Correctional/Detention Officers at:
Adams County Correctional Facility- Bilingual
20 Hobo Fork Road, Natchez, MS 39120
Cibola County Correctional Facility
2000 Cibola Loop, Milan, NM 87021
Marion County Jail II
730 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Northeast Ohio Correctional Center
2240 Hubbard Rd, Youngstown, OH 44505
Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center
1700 E Old Highway 66, Grants, NM 87020
Trousdale Turner Correctional Center
140 Macon Way, Hartsville, TN 37074
Crossroads Correctional Center
50 Crossroads Dr, Shelby, MT 59474, Shelby, MT 59474

How to apply:job.corecivic.com
CoreCivic

We offer great benefits, schedules , growth, and leadership

For more information please contact Recruiter Shanta Jackson
at 615-263-3257 or 615-804-3895

Please check out CoreCivic Video – https://vimeo.com/189177278

Correctional Detention Officers 

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What goes around, comes around. Help when and where you can.
You, a family member or friend could be next to need a job

Friday, February 10, 2017

ASSEMBLY ORDER – IWO JIMA DINNER – ROMEO UNIT#1 NYC - Long Island City, Queens, NY/February 23rd

Iwo Jima Dinner























Maximum participation requested. On behalf of Joe Lisi.

ROMEO (Retired Old Marines Eating Out) Unit #1 NYC will gather to celebrate the 72nd Anniversary of the invasion and battle of Iwo Jima. Come and enjoy a meal, grog, and sea stories as we remember our brother Marines from the “Greatest Generation.” Their courage and determination has been the standard by which our Corps has judged itself since February 1945.

Date:
​​THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Time:
​​1900
Location:
Manducatis Restaurant 1327 Jackson Ave, Long Island City​​(718-729-4602) same location as last year.
Dress:
​​Civilian Casual Jackets & ties NOT required. (EGA encouraged)
Price:
​​Enlisted Marines (active & reserve) $60.00​​Officers (active & reserve) $70.00​​Marine Veterans $80.00
The above prices include a complete meal (appetizers, entrees, and dessert) plus UNLIMITED beer and wine. ALL taxes and gratuities are also INCLUDED. There will be a separate CASH BAR for HARD DRINKS. Please bring enough CASH to cover your meal and drinks.

SEATING IS LIMITED – RESERVATIONS A MUST! - RSVP by February 13, 2017. First come, first served rule for reservations. ALL MARINES ARE WELCOME while seats last. Feel free to pass along this information/invitation.

Semper Fidelis,
Joe Lisi 

Update As Of Febraury 9, 2017 Fort Meade Technical Job Fair (March 22, 2017)

jerome.duncan@maryland.gov

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Mar 11, 2017 | 9:30am - 10:30am, Austin, TX, Apprenticeships and Solving the IT Skills Gap

Apprenticeships and Solving the IT Skills Gap
Mar 11, 2017 | 9:30am – 10:30am
Speakers
Charles Eaton
Creating IT Futures Foundation
Heather Terenzio
Techtonic Group
Orrin Hatch
US Senate
There are nearly one million open tech jobs in the US today. This gap will increase significantly in the coming years, as older workers retire and the expansion of cloud, cybersecurity, and big data devices require more people to create, manage and monitor technology. Sen. Orrin Hatch introduced the EARNS Act to expand apprenticeship in the U.S. Apprenticeship pairs on-the-job training with classroom instruction, and it’s one of the best ways to prepare workers to participate in the workforce, and to train loyal, skilled employees so businesses compete in today’s economy. This sentence will discuss apprenticeship programs and other creative ways employers are looking to fill open positions.
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Track: Tech Industry


JW Marriott
Salon AB

18+
110 E 2nd St
education

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Orrin Hatch
U.S. Senator
US Senate

Orrin Grant Hatch was born on March 22, 1934, to Jesse and Helen Hatch. He married Elaine Hansen of Newton, Utah in 1957. Orrin and Elaine Hatch are the proud parents of six children, 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Now in his seventh term as Utah's senator, Orrin Hatch is the most senior Republican in the Senate. Among his many initiatives are the Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution, the Strengthening Our Commitment to Legal Immigration and America’s Security Act, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, and the Utah School Trust Lands Exchange Act. Senator Hatch continues to lead in the fight to repeal Obamacare. He is on the front lines of legislative battles to secure the nation’s borders, stop the forced unionization of American workers, and to bring fiscal restraint back to Washington by ending the reckless spending that threatens to bankrupt the nation.
Charles Eaton
President & CEO
Creating IT Futures Foundation


Charles Eaton leads the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, the Creating IT Futures Foundation, which helps populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in information technology careers. Under Eaton’s direction, the foundation has expanded its scope to cultivate best practices in American workforce development and tech-related STEM education. Eaton is often invited to participate in White House Administration workforce development campaigns and is quoted frequently in the media as an authority on tech workforce development and STEM education. In the past few years, he’s been a speaker at the US News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference, the League for Innovation STEMtech Conference, the California Workforce Association Spring Conference, the Philly Emerging Tech Conference, the National Career Pathways Network’s Annual Conference, the National Association of Veterans Upward Bound Conference
Events featuring Charles Eaton
9:30am — 10:30am
Apprenticeships and Solving the IT Skills Gap at JW Marriott Salon AB


Heather Terenzio
Co-Founder, CEO & Pres
Techtonic Group

Heather has expertise in software, supply chain, telecommunications, engineering, and financial services industries. Years in the Field: 18+ years, including executive postions at venture-backed start-up companies as well as Fortune 1000 companies. Education: B.S. from Cornell University and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder Board Member: The Entrepreneur's Organization, a global network of more than 10,000 business owners in 38 countries. Previous Roles: Co-Founder and CTO of Astoundry, Inc, IT management positions at Parsons Engineering and US West, IT consultant, developer, and project manager of commercial grade software.




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