Posts tagged Team Rubicon
Our nametags said Eastland Gardens. None of us gathered in the George Washington University auditorium had ever heard of it. The Google Maps search put a pin in near Maryland and over the river. We would get to know Eastland Gardens, though, over the course of the afternoon, because what had drawn all of us to that auditorium was a Day of Service in DC neighborhoods to mark the kick-off of GWU’s Veteran Service Initiative. The Veteran Service Initiative, led by GW student and future Marine Geoff Ball, seeks to engage and integrate student veterans into their campuses and communities by offering them ways to continue their service even after separating from the military.
As the auditorium darkened and the kick-off speeches began, what became apparent is that reaching veterans takes a coalition More >
Military, Veterans and Defense Industry Issues and Analysis
April 2, 2012
The week was relatively quiet aside from a minor tiff between Congressman Paul Ryan and the Pentagon that was resolved when the gentleman clarified his remarks accusing the military leadership of being untruthful to Congress about the budget. The week ahead has Congress on recess making D.C. a little quieter while Army Aviators gather in Nashville for the AAAA Annual Symposium and homeland security professionals gather in D.C. for the big GovSec annual conference.
The Scout Report is a weekly analysis of the news in the aerospace, defense and veterans sectors and emailed each Monday morning. Its designed to provide insight on what are the hot topics in these unique areas for those working in these areas as well as those with simple interest in them. Did you get this as a forward? Subscribe yourself More >