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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 […]

Three Questions For Lab CFO Minh Huebner

Minh Huebner has been with the Lab since 2004 and is currently the Lab’s Chief Financial Officer. She recently added another responsibility; that of the sponsor of the Lab’s Veterans Employee Resource Group. Minh did not serve in the military, but she is grateful to those who did since they changed her life. As a […]

Veteran Outreach and Hiring Symposium – June 4, 2020

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020 Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m Interested in learning more about what Berkeley Lab is doing for veteran outreach and hiring? Join us on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. for a virtual symposium where you will learn about outreach and hiring best practices for veterans, the Lab’s current initiatives, and efforts […]

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 […]

DOE Military Appreciation Month Spotlight: Michael Johnson

As part of Military Appreciation Month, energy.gov features Lab employee Michael Johnson. After completion of the Naval Nuclear Power School, Johnson was assigned to duty as a nuclear reactor operator. He later made his way to the Lab as the research coordinator for the 88” cyclotron. More>> Military Appreciation Month Information  

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.

Nov. 28 NPower Talk on Helping Veterans Gain New Careers

Veterans Receive “Challenge Coin” at 4th Annual Appreciation Luncheon

In partnership with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office, the Lab Directorate hosted Berkeley Lab’s 4th annual appreciation luncheon for veterans on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.  All Lab employees from various branches of the U.S. military, including veterans in the DOE Berkeley Site Office, were invited to attend.  Lab Director Mike Witherell provided opening remarks […]