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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, 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 […]

New UC Website to Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Career

Veterans Employee Resource Group Serves Those Who Served Their Country

— By Theresa Duque Phil Weiss (Office of the Chief Financial Officer) and Rich Celestre (Advanced Light Source) may work for different divisions, in completely different fields, but years ago, they both dedicated their lives to serving their country – one from the depths of the Pacific Ocean, the other under the sweltering sun of […]

Announcing Launch of U.S. Veteran Self-ID Campaign and Video

Calling all Veterans! The Veterans Employee Resource Group is reaching out to all of our U.S. veterans to ask for your help in identifying yourself as a Veteran through our Employee Self-Service system. By self-identifying, you will confirm your veteran status which allows the Lab to recognize the importance of our veteran workforce, ensures the […]