CUNY is named the first public university system to earn the 2016 Military Friendly® School designation.
The Inaugural STEM JobsSM Approved Employers list is released.
NaVOBA advocacy results in the city of New York creating a new Department of Veterans Services, with more resources better suited to help the city’s large and diverse veterans community find and access resources.
The first list of STEM JobsSM Approved Colleges is released.
Lorenzo Downing, 24-year Air Force Veteran turned business solutions provider, has been named the first Minority Vetrepreneur of the Year® by NaVOBA, publisher of Vetrepreneur® magazine. This expansion of the prestigious Vetrepreneur of the Year® award program honors the finest role models the veteran-owned business movement has to offer.
Marine Corps officer-turned-aviation supplier Rogelio “Roger” Reyes is named the first Hispanic Vetrepreneur of the Year®, expanding NaVOBA’s award program honoring veteran-owned businesses.
G.I. Jobs® teams with Farmers Insurance to grace the hood of the Farmers Insurance Hendrick Motorsports No. 5 Chevrolet, driven by Kasey Kahne, during the Coca-Cola 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held at Daytona International Speedway.
Louisa Long Jaffe, a 28-year career Army Reservist and a former Pentagon Public Affairs officer turned CEO of her own multimillion-dollar company, Technical and Project Engineering, LLC (TAPE), is named the First Annual Woman Vetrepreneur of the Year® by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA).
Victory Media publishes its first issue of STEM Jobs magazine, designed to encourage high school students to “do what they love,” connecting education with careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
The Student Veterans Association (SVA) partners with Military Friendly® Schools for a virtual college and career event, the first to pair members of the military community seeking education directly with student veterans and school representatives from pre-screened Military Friendly® Schools using interactive technology.