• Hawaii’s Schofield Barracks Becomes Newest Microsoft IT Academy Site

    Hawaii’s Schofield Barracks Becomes Newest Microsoft IT Academy Site0

    Service members and veterans transitioning to new careers in Hawaii are now eligible to apply for a new 18-week information technology academy on the at Schofield Barracks, according to a Defense Visual Information Distribution Services (DVIDS) report. The new Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA), which is operated by Microsoft Military Affairs, officially opened July

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  • Navy Predicts End of Its Pilot Shortage by 2023

    Navy Predicts End of Its Pilot Shortage by 20230

    A recent DOD report predicts the Navy will resupply its inventory of pilots by 2023, but thereafter the available talent pool may be unpredictable, according to Federal News Network. The report to Congress offers the most comprehensive view of the current military-wide pilot shortage and indicates the Navy faces the same struggle to retain experienced

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  • VA Makes Push to Work with More Vet-Owned Businesses

    VA Makes Push to Work with More Vet-Owned Businesses0

    The VA has set new goals to boost contracts awarded to small businesses owned by veterans and disabled veterans, according to Military.com. The VA is seeking to award at least 15% of more than $26 billion in procurement contracts to Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB), and 17% to Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), it announced in a

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