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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 […]

Three Questions for Marc Beaudreau

Just as our lives are being reshaped today by the pandemic, an event of similar magnitude changed Marc Beaudreau’s perception of duty and sacrifice and brought him to the Marine Corps. Learn how Marc uses his training to support Biosciences on the field finance team. Read the full interview>>

Three Questions for Army Veteran Blair Edwards

Blair Edwards didn’t come from a military family, but he and his wife, who also served, have started a military dynasty. He entered the U.S. Army from high school after he took the Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB) as part of his high school graduation requirements. The results showed him new options which […]

Three Questions for Navy Veteran Stephany Tone

Like many in her generation, the events of September 11, 2001, were a catalyst that put Stephany Tone on a career path that led her to Berkley Lab. Stephany is new to the Lab, joining this year during the pandemic. She spent five and a half years in the Navy serving in the Military Police. […]

Three Questions for Navy Veteran Michael Batie

Navy Veteran Michael Batie supports the Lab in Facilities, where he maintains mission-critical infrastructure for the Lab. Michael is also serving as the new co-chair of the Lab’s Veterans Employee Group, and in this interview, he shares the importance of veterans to the Lab. Michael Batie joined the U.S. Navy to take advantage of its […]

Send an e-card for Veterans Day 2020

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 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 […]

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 […]