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An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


Photos show the moment President George W. Bush first learned of the 9/11 attacks

President George W. Bush confers with staff via telephone from his office aboard Air Force One during the flight from Sarasota to Barksdale Air Force Base. The U.S. National Archives After the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, heart-wrenching images surfaced and stirred the world. Photos released by the US National Archives in 2016 show exactly when President George W. Bush learned the US was under attack. See how Bush responded to what would be the defining moment of his presidency. ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington, Life, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Fbi, Bellevue, Nebraska, National Security Council, Louisiana, Air Force, World Trade Center, George W. Bush


What happened on 9/11, 19 years ago

Marty Lederhandler/AP The terror attacks on September 11, 2001, were the deadliest attacks on US soil since the Pearl Harbor bombing that launched the US into World War II. The plane hijackings that struck the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a Pennsylvania field killed 2,977 people.The attacks started at 8:46 a.m., with American Flight 11 hitting the World Trade Center's North Tower.The attacks dramatically changed the US, and started the "War on Terror," which targeted the Al-Qaeda ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Osama Bin Laden, Life, New York City, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Terrorism, Washington Dc, New York Times, Manhattan


Photos show the dramatic changes to Manhattan's skyline and the World Trade Center site since the 9/11 attacks

The Twin Towers in 1999, and One World Trade Center in 2018. AP The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, changed America forever. They also permanently altered New York City landscape. Over the past 19 years, the site of the World Trade Center has become a memorial to the 2,977 lives lost on 9/11, and new buildings like One World Trade Center have been constructed. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, took the lives of nearly ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Life, Iraq, New York City, US, America, Trends, Features, Afghanistan, Manhattan, Associated Press, World Trade Center, Freedom Tower, Trump, Reuters


'I learned to take orders': Warren Buffett talks about serving in the military and how his wedding almost fell apart because of an emergency

Rick Wilking/Reuters, Nebraska National Guard Museum Berkshire Hathaway chairman and legendary investor Warren Buffett reflected on his military enlistment in the 1950s and said he was proud of those who served in the armed forces. "There was something about the spirit of a company," Buffett told the National Guard in a recent interview. "I mean, people that you did things with, slept in the same barracks and everything. That actually has a really good effect on you. You learn about peopl...
Tags: Politics, Life, Finance, International, Careers, Trends, Veteran, Army, Nebraska, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Columbia University, Buffett, National Guard, Rick Wilking



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