The mission of the Congressional Work for Warriors Caucus is to promote and increase awareness of California’s extremely successful Work for Warriors program, with the eventual goal of expanding the program in California and replicating it in other states.
Washington, D.C. – Reps. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Paul Cook (R-Calif.) sent a letter today to the leadership of the Senate and House Committees on Armed Services requesting that funding for a nationwide Work for Warriors job placement program is preserved in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of Fiscal Year 2018.
Washington DC - Earlier today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) reintroduced the Work for Warriors Act, which will create a pilot program to explore the nationwide replication and expansion of the California and South Carolina’s direct employment models.
Keolis Transit America joins the ranks of the more than 180 companies to provide a working opportunity for our armed forces through Work for Warriors program. Work for Warriors has brought in a new line of defense, by also calling up Reservists to participate in the program.
In her 1969 poem “The Will to Change,” the late lesbian poet Adrienne Rich wrote, “We’re living through a time/that needs to be lived through us.” At that time, protests against the Vietnam War exploded onto the streets and young civil rights activists turned the fight for social justice into “liberation” movements, including a little riot at the Stonewall Inn where gays, drag queens and transg
Reps. Mark Takano and Paul Cook have founded a House caucus to boost a California program that helps veterans find jobs.
Takano, D-Riverside, and Cook, R-Yucca Valley, formed the Work for Warriors Caucus, a bipartisan group to promote the state Work for Warriors program, read a press release from Takano’s office issued Friday, Nov. 8.
Washington DC – The United States Air Force and the National Guard Bureau have chosen the California National Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing, located at March Air Reserve Base, to receive the next tranche of MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). This is especially important as they replace the current aging MQ-1 Predator assets at March.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Getting you a job is what the California National Guard’s Work for Warriors program is all about.
The program has been getting jobs for California National Guardsmen for more than a year and a half now. Due to its success and some new hires, the program is expanding its reach to the state’s Reserve forces.
SACRMENTO – Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) was awarded the California Golden Bear Award by the California Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States' (CAL EANGUS) yesterday in recognition for his efforts on behalf of the “Work for Warriors” program, which has helped tackle the issue of unemployment among the almost 20,000 California National Guard members.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) and Representative Mark Takano (D-Riverside) have formed the Work for Warriors Caucus, according to a media release issued out of Washington, D.C.