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Survey: Veteran Community Leaders Overwhelming Support Military Service of Transgender Troops

Survey: Veteran Community Leaders Overwhelming Support Military Service of Transgender Troops Combat readiness and maintaining military strength identified as key determinants for transgender policy among influencers Fredericksburg, Va. – A poll of veteran and military family community leaders and experts found that 85 percent support allowing transgender Americans who meet current physical, mental, and security standards to serve openly in the U.S. military. Sixty-eight percent of respondents rank combat readiness as the most important factor policymakers should…

ScoutComms Fall 2017 Internship – Advocate for Veterans & Military Families

ScoutComms, a communications and consulting firm with unmatched knowledge and experience in the nation’s veteran and military communities, seeks motivated, hard-working interns for the fall. ScoutComms interns provide support to staff by conducting media and issue research, media and community outreach, project and event support, social media content, report creation, and other company tasks. ScoutComms supports a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations that employ, empower and serve veterans, service members and their families. We offer a wide…

Just a non-PR girl, living in a PR world

By: Kirstie Breland, Research Coordinator When I applied to be an intern at ScoutComms during grad school, the public relations aspect of it worried me. I had zero experience in PR, but I applied because I am passionate about helping veterans and military families. My master’s degree is in health promotion management, concentrating on health communications and policy, which is both similar and very, very different than PR. Although it wasn’t what I was expecting to…

ScoutComms Debuts on O’Dwyer’s National PR Firm Rankings

ScoutComms Debuts on O’Dwyer’s National PR Firm Rankings Company recognized as seventh-fastest growing PR firm of 2017   Fredericksburg, Va., April 13, 2017 —ScoutComms has been recognized by O’Dwyer’s PR News as one of the nation’s fastest-growing PR firms in the news outlet’s 2017 rankings. ScoutComms came in seventh nationally for growth among all PR firms ranked by O’Dwyer’s on the 2017 list, after enjoying a record year in which revenues increased nearly 75 percent. In addition, the company ranked…

Allison’s Social Media Pet Peeves: Concise Edition

First rule of social media: get to the point. Let’s jump right in! Poor grammar  I feel the need to come right out and say that I am, in fact, what SOME would call a “Grammar Nazi.” I’ve long since given up on publicly correcting peoples’ incorrect usage of their/they’re/there and your/you’re on Facebook, but you bet your behind I’m judging you from afar (and probably with screenshots shared among fellow grammar fiends). However, my correct-grammar-expectations still hold…

ScoutComms Summer 2017 Internship – Advocate for Veterans & Military Families

ScoutComms seeks motivated, hard-working interns for the summer. Interns will provide communications, marketing, research and event support to Fortune 500 companies, veteran-owned businesses and veteran-focused non-profits. Ideal candidates will have outstanding written and oral communications skills, an interest in veteran and military family issues, as well as strong social media and research skills. Veterans and military family members are encouraged to apply. Experience in public relations, digital media and/or marketing is a plus. ScoutComms interns provide support to staff by…

ScoutComms Job Opening: Account Manager

ScoutComms, the nation’s leading communications, advocacy, philanthropic strategy and market research firm dedicated to providing services that support veterans and military families, seeks a motivated, hard-working Account Manager. The account manager provides substantive communications, marketing, research and event support directly to ScoutComms for-profit and not-for-profit clients, while also helping guide the daily activities of ScoutComms’ account executives and interns. The ideal candidate for account manager will have: 2-5 years of experience in the public relations, advocacy, digital…

Former White House Advisor Rory Brosius Joins ScoutComms

          Longtime Joining Forces leader will continue to support veteran and military family causes with Fredericksburg, VA-based agency Fredericksburg, Va., January 31, 2017 — Rory Brosius, longtime Deputy Director of the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative and policy advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, will join ScoutComms, the nation’s leading communications, advocacy, philanthropic strategy and market research firm focused on efforts to support veterans and military families. Beginning March 1, she will serve as a…

ScoutComms Launches Market Research Team to Study Veteran and Military Family Community

Company promotes two in response to evolving market, expanding operations Fredericksburg, Va., January 17, 2017 — Today, ScoutComms, the nation’s leading communications, advocacy, and philanthropic strategy firm dedicated to providing services that support veterans and military families, announced the launch of a new market research division as well as multiple promotions. These changes come in response to shifting client demands, the changing dynamics of the community, and the company’s rapid growth in 2016. The new market research department,…

Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation Expands Board of Advisors

Former Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens and Iraq Veteran Entrepreneur Fred Wellman join leadership group to guide effort to build national memorial Jan 11, 2017, Washington, DC – The Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation (GWOTMF), a nonprofit organization working to establish a memorial in Washington DC recognizing veterans and fallen service members who supported our nation’s longest war, is proud to announce two new members to its board of advisors. Mike…