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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


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


The 25 best US cities for veterans to live, ranked

Members of the US armed forces hold a flag during the Veteran's Day parade in New York. Reuters According to the Veterans Association, there are currently more than 19.5 million veterans living in America. However, when it comes to adjusting to civilian life, some areas of the country are better for veterans than others. WalletHub ranked the 100 largest US cities in four major categories — employment, economy, quality of life, and health — to determine the best cities for veterans to l...
Tags: New York, Texas, US, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Features, Veterans, Veterans Day, United States, Veteran, Nebraska, Oklahoma, West Coast, US Navy


JP Morgan Chase: 100-year-old WWII vet can stay in his home

James Been, a 100-year-old army veteran and Brooklyn native, had foreclosure charges against him by JP Morgan Chase dropped on Friday.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Brooklyn, Veterans, World War Ii, Jp Morgan Chase, Foreclosure, Select, News Brief, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Subprime Lending, The New York Post, The Great Recession, Predatory Lending, Housing Bubble, Banking & Lending


Video: life lessons from a 111 year old WWII veteran

At 111 years old (the video is a few years old,) Richard Overton is the oldest living World War II veteran. He still drinks whiskey, smoke stogies and has lived in the same house, which he bought after coming home from war, since 1945. In this short film, Overton talks about his long life and along the way, extols a few important life lessons. My take away: for a long life, eat a shit-ton of soup and butter pecan ice cream.
Tags: Post, Video, News, Veterans, Richard Overton, Wwii, Old People, Life Hacks, Overton, Sage Advice


Helping Veterans Honor Fallen Heroes: Part Three

As we started to think about Memorial Day, we couldn’t help but focus on Southwest’s relationship with Honor Flight, whose mission is to transport America’s Veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends. As the Official Commercial Airline of Honor Flight Network, Inc., Southwest provides transportation for 1,000 veterans annually. Many of our Employees have embraced Honor Flight and volunteer for the organizat...
Tags: Washington, Lifestyle, America, Chicago, Veterans, Memorial Day, Dallas, Oakland, Sam, Southwest Airlines, Elise, Southwest Culture, Southwest, George, Clarksville, Vinny


Helping Veterans Honor Fallen Heroes: Part Two

As we started to think about Memorial Day, we couldn’t help but focus on Southwest’s relationship with Honor Flight, whose mission is to transport America’s Veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends. As the Official Commercial Airline of Honor Flight Network, Inc., Southwest provides transportation for 1,000 veterans annually. Many of our Employees have embraced Honor Flight and volunteer for the organizat...
Tags: Navy, Washington, Lifestyle, America, Austin, Veterans, Memorial Day, Army, Las Vegas, Vietnam, Southwest Airlines, War Veterans, Southwest Culture, Southwest, Arlington National Cemetery, DCA


Helping Veterans Honor Fallen Heroes: Part One

As we started to think about Memorial Day, we couldn’t help but focus on Southwest’s relationship with Honor Flight, whose mission is to transport America’s Veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends. As the Official Commercial Airline of Honor Flight Network, Inc., Southwest provides transportation for 1,000 veterans annually. Many of our Employees have embraced Honor Flight and volunteer for the organizat...
Tags: Washington, China, Lifestyle, America, Veterans, Memorial Day, North, Kansas City, Cuba, Southwest Airlines, War Veterans, Southwest Culture, Southwest, Michelle, Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery



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