Why Military Spouses Can’t Have It All

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Jeremy Hilton, military spouse and author of this piece, for his permission to reprint it here on MilitaryOneClick. It was originally published here.  Last Friday, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) published the first in a three-part series regarding military spouse employment, titled The Force Behind the Force: A […]

What “Forces of the Future” Means for Military Personnel

On June 9th, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter rolled out new details of the DoD’s Forces of the Future Initiative, a plan proposing significant new changes to expand promotion flexibility and potentially paving the way for experienced civilians to skip years of military service and immediately join the military’s upper ranks after boot camp. Carter […]

What Matters to Vets: Insights from the Veterans’ Fireside Chat

A huge coffee dispenser. Platters of cookies. Walking into the Annapolis Harbour Center Starbucks for the Veterans’ Fireside Chat, you would have seen the coffee and cookies to your left first. When you turned to your right, you would have seen a table of information with friendly faces behind it– including information about Starbucks’ initiatives for […]