By now, most people have seen the video or heard the story about former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then fiancée, and now wife, Janay Palmer at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
By TANYA DECOUX
EEO WRP Student
I have the greatest pleasure of being paired with a Seeing Eye Dog named “Jack”. We have traversed the United States on airplanes, trains and cars to visit family for special occasions. Each time I have had the opportunity to educate individuals on how to interact with service animals. I hope that the information I share will help how others see service animals and their handlers.
All successful CEOs have one thing in common: They’re able to maintain a big-picture perspective. It’s also something successful moms have in common, says Zenovia Andrews, a business strategist, speaker, author and mom who coaches entrepreneurs and CEOs on time and budget management.
When I left the Army, it felt like I was leaving behind a part of myself. It’s a feeling that many Veterans experience as they transition from military to civilian life. Thankfully, VA was there to point me in the right direction and keep me on track with GI Bill benefits and health care at the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center.
On Oct. 1, Soldiers will begin to have a more defined plan for transitioning out of the Army with the implementation of the Soldier Life Cycle.
This three-phase career cycle supports the Soldier for Life initiative and prepares Soldiers from the beginning of their military service, until their transition to civilian life, with the resources needed to equip them with the employment skills, training, counseling and opportunities that will enhance their marketability after military service.