Thought Leadership: A Legacy of Service

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​ With an estimated 240,000 service members separating from military service each year, according to the Department of Defense 1 , American employers are faced with the challenge and desire to cultivate the talents of these capable men and women. Now is a critical time for American collaboration in reintegration programming like workforce developme...
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Meet Colonel Duncan S. Milne, USMC (Ret.): 5 Questions for Dixon Center's President

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Why Dixon Center? I joined Dixon Center in June 2015 because of a shared belief with Colonel David Sutherland that the answer to veteran and military family struggles are really in the communities. Community-based solutions are the way this nation can address the shortfalls and gaps that often occur after government and state organizations do their...
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Workforce Development: Partnership and Pathways to Civilian Careers

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One of the most critical times for military service members is the reintegration from active service to veteran status. The transition from the military to a civilian career can be particularly challenging. That's why Dixon Center puts an emphasis on Workforce Development for these transitioning veterans, as well as their spouses struggling to find...
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A New Normal: Workforce Development Transitions in Action

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Army Sergeant Tiffany, Chicago When it comes time to hang up one's uniform, the transition to civilian life can be difficult. For Army Sergeant Tiffany, finding stability and fulfillment in her new roles was challenging and exhausting. Sometimes working four jobs at a time while trying to attend school to further her education, Tiffany sought help ...
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Meet Sara Heidenheimer: 5 Questions for Dixon Center's Administrative and Program Manager

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How long have you been with Dixon Center? I have been with Dixon Center about five years as Administrative and Program Manager. We had just moved to Maryland from Hawaii [where my husband had been stationed with the Navy], and I was trying to find a job. I had been out of work for three years while we were in in Hawaii; , I stayed with the kids. Be...
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Dixon Center Female Veterans Program: Hope

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According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, women made up 15% of the active-duty military force in 2015. Women are the fastest growing group among military and veteran populations. As more women serve in and eventually separate from the military, like all veterans, they seek continued opportunities to serve in successful careers, build comm...
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Dixon Center is Reaching America

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​ Dixon Center constantly strives to provide timely support to and through our partners to best serve our nation's veterans and their families. With over one million active duty military returning to their communities from service in the next few years, there is no time to waste. This fall, Dixon Center embarked on our first ever multi-media fundra...
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The Muster: Dixon Center Blog

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A muster in the military is an assembly of troops, particularly for inspection. Here at Dixon Center we have weekly musters to gather our team together to discuss important projects, generate new ideas, and check in. This "muster" mentality is also at the very heart of our mission; engaging organizations and communities together to better connect w...
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