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Veterans, PTSD and Stress: Creating Compassionate Workplaces – May 24, 2022

Curious about PTSD and trauma-related issues? How can we create trauma-sensitive workspaces for veterans and other colleagues with histories of trauma here at the Lab? Join co-sponsors VERG and All Access Employee Resource Groups for this hybrid event in honor of Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness Month.  We’ll explore how to implement coping skills […]

Veterans Day Appreciation: Share Good Wishes

Help celebrate Veterans Day on Nov. 11 by sending good wishes to all the Lab’s veteran employees. Sign the Veterans Day digital board by Wednesday, Nov. 10.

Send an e-card for Veterans Day

Veterans Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday, November 11, recognizes, celebrates and honors military veterans. Do you work with someone who’s a veteran, but won’t be seeing them in person this year? The IDEA Office has created a virtual way to recognize and thank the veterans on your team. Instructions: Select one of the designs […]

Veterans ERG Leadership Announcement – May 2021

The VERG co-chair Michael Batie has accepted a new role outside of Berkeley Lab and is in the process of transitioning from his role here at the Lab. It’s been an incredible experience to work with Michael in bringing some of our projects to fruition, like the formation of our Outreach Committee that had their […]

Veterans Day Zoom Backgrounds

In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, we’ve created a series of Zoom backgrounds. Some have shields from all the branches of service and we’ve also created a background for each branch of the military.                                       […]

7th Annual Veterans Appreciation Event – November 13, 2020

The Lab Directorate and the IDEA Office will host the 7th Annual Veterans Appreciation Event on Friday, November 13th – held virtually of course! All Lab employees from various branches of the U.S. military, including veterans in the DOE Berkeley Site Office, are invited to attend. Mike Witherell, Horst Simon and VERG Executive Sponsor Mihn […]

6th Annual Veterans Appreciation Lunch – November 15, 2019

In partnership with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office, the Lab Directorate will host Berkeley Lab’s 6th annual appreciation luncheon for veterans on Friday, November 15, 2019. Lab Director, Mike Witherell will be in attendance to thank you for your service to the Lab and our nation. Jason Bush and Rich Celestre, co-chairs of the […]

Military Veterans Learn Job Hunting Skills at Lab

Forty veterans and underrepresented youth spent Monday at the Lab as part of the fifth annual Veterans’ Day on the Job program where they learned job-hunting skills such as resume writing and interview tips. The participants are part of NPower, a national program that assists military veterans, their spouses, and underrepresented youth with developing new […]

Student Veterans of America: NatCon 2020

SVA’s National Conference, or NatCon, is the largest annual gathering of student veterans in the country. NatCon 2020 will be held on January 3-5, 2020 in Los Angeles. The key to our success with NatCon has always been the outstanding, educational, and thought provoking breakout sessions we offer attendees. Presenting at NatCon gives you the opportunity to […]

Lab Uses Deep Learning to Help Veterans Administration Address Suicide Risks

Researchers in the Computational Research Division (CRD) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are applying deep learning and analytics to electronic health record (EHR) data to help the Veterans Administration (VA) address a host of medical and psychological challenges affecting many of the nation’s 700,000 military veterans.