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SBA, DoD Unveil Online Forum for Military Spouse Entrepreneurs via LinkedIn

The Defense Department and Small Business Administration have introduced an online forum for military spouse entrepreneurs to connect with business mentors through LinkedIn as part of DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Program. SBA said Friday that affiliated mentors, military spouse business owners and DoD certified career counselors can use the platform …

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Ashton Carter Announces New Members of Defense Innovation Board

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has announced the three new members of a board that will work to facilitate a “culture of innovation” in the areas of technology, people and operations across the Defense Department, DoD News reported Friday. Carter told Defense One Tech Summit attendees in Washington that retired Navy Adm. William …

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Graham Plaster on Improving Veterans’ Job Searches in the National Security Sector, the Evolving Nature of Recruitment, and Addressing Collaboration Gaps

Graham Plaster is the president and CEO of the Intelligence Community, a network and resource center that seeks to better connect stakeholders in the national security community through networking and other channels, including an exclusive networking site, LinkedIn group, and events. A former U.S. Navy Foreign Area Officer, Plaster also …

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White House Joins Google Plus

Google Plus users can now add the White House to their circles as of Friday. In a Friday blog post, the White House announced that it has joined Google’s social networking service in addition to its active Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. The White House said joining Google Plus is …

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Obama Talks Jobs, Entitlements at LinkedIn Town Hall

President Obama fielded questions and plugged his recently-proposed American Jobs Act at a LinkedIn town hall in Mountain View, Calif. on Monday. Obama predicted that if the act were passed with all its measures intact, it would increase GDP by close to two percent and employ 1.9 million people. Passing …

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