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Wounded Warrior Fellowship

The Wounded Warrior Program is managed by the Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives. It offers two-year fellowships working with a Congressional member of the House in their home district offices (contingent on that member remaining…

The Long Road Home

The Long Road Home

On October 26th, I had the opportunity to attend the premiere of National Geographic’s new mini-series “The Long Road Home.” Based on the 2007 book by Emmy Award-winning ABC White House correspondent Martha Raddatz, the book chronicles the point…

Front and Center with Erika Cashin

I met Lt Col Erika Cashin a few months ago and we have become fast friends. A vivacious, generous, and motivated woman, she is never too busy to brainstorm an idea or help someone out. It’s hardly surprising, then,…

Front and Center with the VFW-SVA Fellowship Program

I’ve written before about why internships, fellowships, and volunteering can be valuable aspects in a career development plan. Today, I’m focusing on a specific fellowship, whose application window is currently open, to illustrate some of the advantages of a…

The NDAA: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

The National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA for those of you who love a good acronym, is Congress’s yearly opportunity to have its way with the Department of Defense. The massive bill (last year’s was almost 1,000 pages long!)…