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Mental healthcare for veterans has been a known need for some time. While there have been some strides in this area, the transition to civilian life still leaves many feeling stranded. Changing careers, lifestyles, and potentially places of living creates…

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How Indianapolis Celebrates the Month of May

The Indianapolis 500, or the Indy 500 as most know it, is known as the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for a reason! The race will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While it can host up to 400,000 visitors…

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Racing 2 Hire Internship by INvets

Do you follow your favorite NASCAR racers every Sunday? Do you watch the Indy 500 every year? Welcome to the club! There is a history between racing series and people with military backgrounds. Whether it’s an all-veteran racing team, a…

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Here Are the Top Military Movies of 2021 – and new ones in 2022

Looking for a movie you can relate to as a service member or veteran? Luckily, there are plenty of movies that came out in 2021 that are informed by military experience, despite the pandemic. While COVID might have slowed down…

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Tax Breaks for Veterans in Indiana

Veterans transitioning to civilian life often consider relocation for a number of reasons, one of the most impactful being a state’s economic benefits for veterans. That’s part of what makes Indiana a strong candidate for both local and incoming veterans;…

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Finding Jobs as a Veteran in Indiana

While having served in the military gives you valuable skills both for life and employment, it can be difficult to adjust to a drastically new lifestyle and working structure. There are numerous ways a veteran can use their military experience…

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Becoming a Firefighter as a Veteran

Firefighters serve communities directly, putting their life on the line to protect people from danger. Because of this, it is an attractive profession to troops and veterans alike. The alignment of values between the two professions makes transitioning from the…

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Finding Great Jobs for Veterans, Right Here in Indiana

Are you ready to stop working a job and find your career? It goes without saying that finding a job is one of the most important steps for veterans to take. The transition to civilian life is not usually easy….

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Technology Jobs for Veterans in Indiana

There’s much to consider in transitioning back into civilian life. All veterans must contend with jumping into a new career. One of the most welcoming fields to veterans is technology. Veterans pick up many useful skills that give them a…

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INvets Appoints Blaine Zimmerman as Executive Director

Current Executive Director, Wes Wood, is leaving to join workforce technology company Veryable Director of Veteran Engagement, Blaine Zimmerman, will lead INvets going forward INvets announced today that Blaine Zimmerman has been promoted to executive director. This decision follows a…

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INvets to power Indiana communities with $50,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation

Grant to support “INvets Ambassadors” recruiting veterans to Indiana Funds will expand INvets’ veteran talent pipeline to Indiana employers Indianapolis, IN – INvets received a $50,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation to recruit veterans leaving the military to live and…

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Summer Destinations in Indiana

Summer destinations in Indiana. May in Indiana revolves around the Indianapolis 500. But how do locals occupy themselves during the summer months? It turns out that having a good time in Indiana isn’t entirely dependent upon the sporting calendar. With…

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