Imperial, California (BPT) - As the Department of Defense continues its drawdown of American military personnel after decades of major troop deployment, tens of thousands of American troops are preparing to transition out of the military and back into civilian life. The transition will be easier for some than others; but with a solid plan and access to helpful resources, returning heroes can find success and satisfaction in a post-military career.

Washington, DC - Today, the first class of Marine trainees at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the Energy Department’s solar job training pilot program, which is aimed at preparing service members for careers in the solar industry as solar photovoltaic system installers, sales representatives, system inspectors, and other solar-related opportunities.

Washington, DC - The American Red Cross will help fund training for 2,500 students in the Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program over the next two years thanks to a $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation. The grant also covers the cost of the state certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing U.S. ports of entry and international borders is accepting applications nationwide until January 22 for border patrol agent positions in Arizona, South Texas and West Texas/New Mexico.

Washington, DC - Secretary Ernest Moniz issued the following statement today on the 2014 National Solar Jobs Census:

Minneapolis, Minnesota (BPT) - Finding that perfect job opportunity doesn’t come around very often for many, and when it does, excitement can take over and cloud the ability to stay focused on the best version of your resume.