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National cemeteries in Denver and Las Animas are getting federal stimulus funds to pay for improvements and equipment. The Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday that Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver will get about $182,000 to contend with erosion and nearly $162,000 for vehicles and equipment for maintenance and burials. Fort Lyon National Cemetery in… Continue Reading Colo. veterans cemeteries get more than $393,000

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The 5th annual Veterans Small Business Conference will be held on May 13 and 14 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs. Sponsored by the Colorado Small Business Development Center, the event includes two full days of workshops and 24 sessions from which to choose. The workshops will be presented in three tracks: Back to Basics, Building… Continue Reading Veterans small business conference set for May

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Colorado State University unveiled an initiative to promote a green jobs education initiative for military veterans. College officials say CSU is the first four-year university to provide such opportunities to veterans. The agreement establishes a formal relationship between CSU and the Denver-based, nonprofit Veterans Green Jobs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The initiative promotes academic disciplines… Continue Reading Colorado State University to unite veterans with green jobs

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According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan is 11.2 percent. During the same time period, the jobless rate for non-veterans of the same age group was 8.8 percent. In all fairness, there is a margin of error for the veteran demographic that… Continue Reading The veteran unemployment crisis

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