Veterans Forward

Janine Smith’s mission is to help her fellow military spouses find their mission

As a military spouse, Janine Smith’s first instinct is always to ask, “How can I help?” As co-chair of Wisconsin’s Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ) initiative, she’s putting those instincts to work by helping other military spouses connect with employers. Read More

2020-03-12T14:02:25-05:00March 12, 2020|Veterans Forward|

Mission Wisconsin team profile: Steve Janke

Mission Wisconsin is an initiative to connect military personnel and families separating from service with Wisconsin’s communities, opportunities and veteran support programs. Hear from veteran and Mission Wisconsin team leader, Steve Janke, on why Wisconsin is a natural fit for military personnel and their families. Read More

2020-02-04T09:40:12-06:00February 4, 2020|Veterans Forward|

A recent veteran rediscovers her home state and the military benefits Wisconsin provides

When Amber Mitchell joined the U.S. Air Force more than 20 years ago, she didn’t realize the benefits she’d receive upon returning to civilian life in Wisconsin. Now she wants other transitioning service members to know everything her home state has to offer. Read More

2020-01-13T10:34:46-06:00January 13, 2020|Veterans Forward|

2019 Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Grant Program recipients announced

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Entrepreneurship Grant Program funds nonprofit organizations that provide training, technical assistance and business support to the state’s veteran entrepreneurs. Learn about this year’s grant recipients and their work to promote new veteran-owned businesses. Read More

2019-11-07T09:30:02-06:00November 7, 2019|Veterans Forward|