Enjoying a day away from the office with a few hotdogs, cold drinks and a lot of sun makes for a great Memorial Day, but that isn’t exactly what the day is all about. In 2003, I left my family, friends, and future wife for an active duty deployment in the United States Army. In 2005, I left my wife of 1 month for a deployment to Baghdad, Iraq that would last over a year. Our Forward Operating Base (FOB) would often go on “Comms Blackout,” usually meaning a soldier on our FOB had been killed or seriously injured and their family was being officially notified.Read More »
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The U.S. military has long understood the importance of how science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) play in any successful mission. Members of the military are skilled in STEM, and companies are taking note by recognizing the invaluable skills that military veterans bring to these professions.Read More »
America’s military conflicts of the past decade affected veterans, active duty service members and their families alike. Multiple deployments, frequent moves and long periods of separation can present many challenges and opportunities for military families. So this Veterans Day, as we honor and thank those who have given so much for our country and our freedoms, we also commend the spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandparents and significant others who provide support and structure to their loved ones throughout their times of service.Read More »
AT&T is excited to launch a new documentary that tells incredible stories about people who are on the front lines of social change in the United States. The premiere of the AT&T original documentary RESOLUTION is focused on innovative thinking about disability and will showcase four compelling organizations that are making a meaningful difference in the lives of people with disabilities.Read More »
This year I celebrate twenty years with AT&T. I’m a proud AT&T employee. But there are some experiences in particular that remind me why I’m so glad to be here.Read More »
AT&T doubles military hiring commitment in White House Ceremony
I grew up in a military home. I have nearly a dozen Unites States Marines in my family and several others serving in the Army. Protecting our nation is a family business – one that became a launch pad that’s taken me places I could never have imagined.Read More »
Doubles Military Hiring Commitment at White House Joining Forces Event
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 2016 — Doubling its military hiring commitment, AT&T* has announced it plans to hire an additional 10,000 veterans for a total of 20,000 by 2020. This commitment was announced at today’s White House Joining Forces event, along with more than 50 other companies dedicated to hiring and training veterans and military spouses.
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We’re happy to announce that we’ve reached our veteran hiring milestone – 10,000 veterans – and we’re not done recruiting yet.Read More »
Teachers at school districts serving military-connected communities woke up this morning to great news: AT&T* flash-funded projects they listed on crowd-funding site DonorsChoose.org. More than 790 projects were fulfilled, benefitting more than 680 teachers and more than 83,690 students. We gave more than $532,000 in honor of Veterans Day.Read More »
Story time is a part of a nightly routine in households across America. It’s a great time for children to expand their imaginations, connect with their parents and enhance their reading skills. For the Bobletts and other military families however, story time isn’t a given.Read More »