Richmond June 22, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces 2017 Women Veterans Summit
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the 2017 Virginia Women Veterans Summit will be held Friday, June 23 in Chesapeake, Virginia. The motto of the conference is “Achievement, Empowerment & Wellness: Virginia’s Women Veterans Lead the Way.”
Richmond May 12, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Troops to Teachers Grant
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has received a grant of nearly $400,000 to assist military veterans and soon-to-be veterans in becoming teachers. The grant was awarded through the Defense
Richmond March 16, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces the Virginia Department of Veterans Services Receives U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Award for Veteran Homelessness Efforts
Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) received the Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellence Award from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Richmond February 22, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Cuts Ribbon on New Veterans Benefits Office in Springfield
Governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated the opening of the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) Benefits office in Springfield today during a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Richmond February 06, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces First Veteran Hire Facilitated by Virginia’s Military Medics & Corpsmen Program
The Governor proposed the legislation for the program using the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) Program, as a model. MMAC, is a two-year pilot program which allows recently discharged veterans and transitioning
Virginia Beach January 06, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Legislative Agenda for Veterans and Military Families
Governor Terry McAuliffe today proposed a legislative package for the 2017 General Assembly session designed to ensure that returning service members and their families are provided every opportunity for success when they settle in the Commonwealth.
Richmond November 11, 2016
Governor McAuliffe Announces Cybersecurity Training Initiative for Veterans in Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the launch of Cyber Vets Virginia, a new initiative to provide veterans with access to cyber security training and skill development in Virginia. Speaking at the Commonwealth's Veterans Day Ceremony, Governor
Richmond November 01, 2016
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program Reaches 20,000 Hires
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program-certified employers have hired 20,000 veterans across Virginia since 2012. The V3 program reached the 20,000 hired veterans benchmark over 400 days ahead of
Richmond September 28, 2016
Governor McAuliffe Announces over 18,000 Veterans Hired Through the Virginia Values Veterans Program
Governor Terry McAuliffe today recognized businesses for their ongoing commitment to creating employment opportunities for Virginia’s veterans at the Virginia Workforce conference, hosted by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. The 669 Virginia
Richmond September 14, 2016
Governor McAuliffe Announces Commonwealth’s Response to Closure of ITT Technical Institute
Governor Terry McAuliffe today launched a new online portal offering students impacted by the recent closure of ITT Technical Institution key information about steps they can take to continue their education at another institution or seek student
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