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Greg Hardewig: Companies are pushing past just hiring veterans; we’re supporting their transition

Each time Veteran’s Day comes along, I think about the time when I transitioned from active service member to civilian, and began looking for a new career. It was the 90s, the beginning of the Internet age and job search engines were just being built. Organizations didn’t yet quite understand what experiences or skills sets military veterans could bring into their role. Veterans looking for civilian...

Commentary: Thank you, Roland Baxley, for your service – and for hiring nation's veterans

By Brendon Potts Special to KyForward   I am proud to know Roland Baxley. He has served our country for years, first as a member of the United States Navy and later as a small business owner that employs military veterans.   Roland Baxley (Photo provided) I met Roland through my work as a senior manager with FedEx Ground. Roland owns Bluegrass Delivery of KY, Inc., a company based in Lexington...