Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) announces receipt of a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. that will help create three regional military spouse symposia in 2014, beginning in San Antonio Feb. 12. The second will be in the Washington, D.C., metro area, and the third location is under consideration.
The grant enables the expansion of MOAA’s seven-year initiative to conduct an all-day professional-development conference titled “Keeping a Career on the Move®.” This program offers a unique opportunity for military spouses to engage with employers and attend informative workshops specially designed for local military spouses who are looking for employment or preparing for a future career.
“MOAA is extremely appreciative of JPMorgan Chase’s generosity that allows us to expand our spouse symposia program,” MOAA President Vice Adm. Norb Ryan said. “We know this program delivers information and support to military spouses who want to create, continue or enhance a career in this mobile lifestyle. MOAA is known for providing personal, face-to-face support to all military spouses, and this grant helps us deliver our award-winning program across the country.”
“JPMorgan Chase is committed to hiring and retaining military spouses from all armed services, and we are proud to partner with MOAA to create better career opportunities for them,” said Maureen Casey, head of military and veterans affairs at JPMorgan Chase. “We understand the challenges military spouses face as they try to balance careers with the unique demands of military life, and we want to help position them for success."
“Keeping a Career on the Move®” is designed to inform, empower and inspire military spouses seeking to return to school or reenter the workforce. For more information on the 2014 Military Spouse Symposia schedule or to register, please visit http://www.moaa.org/spousesymposium.
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About JPMorgan Chase:
JPMorgan Chase &Co. (NYSE:JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking; financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase’s programs for military members, veterans and their families can be found at http://www.ChaseMilitary.com.
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the nation’s largest officers association with more than 380,000 members from every branch of service, including active duty, retired, National Guard, Reserve and former officers and their families and survivors. MOAA is a nonprofit and politically nonpartisan organization and an influential force in promoting a strong national defense. MOAA represents the interests of servicemembers and their families in every stage of their lives and careers, and for those who are not eligible to join MOAA, Voices for America’s Troops is a nonprofit MOAA affiliate that supports a strong national defense. For more information, visit http://www.moaa.org or http://www.voicesfortroops.org.