Chastenaneuf says technology and the wider IT industry have given him a hugely different, positive perspective on life, helping to lift him from rock bottom.
By Wes O'Donnell
Founder and Creative Director of Warrior Lodge Media Group
Currently there are almost 2.6 million post 9/11 veterans living in the United States today, with another million predicted to be leaving the military through the year 2016 according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. With an unemployment rate of 10%, veterans have a very important choice to make regarding the city in which they decide to live after separating from the military.
By Brett Zongker
The Associated Press
It turns out small $3 donations at Macy's cash registers leading up to Memorial Day can raise big bucks for veterans. Over the past two years, Cincinnati-based Macy's has raised $5 million for the national veteran campaign "Got Your 6." In exchange for each $3 donation, Macy's gives customers discounts of 15 to 25 percent off their purchases. About 1.7 million people have made donations.