Warner Robins, Ga. – As volunteers from Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB) joined staff from the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center to pack and distribute bags of food and other goods, Center leadership was leading the charge.
“The line is forming down the road as far as we can see,” shouted, Ret. Col. Patricia Ross, the VECTR Center’s chief executive officer, making note of the early turnout for their Veterans Appreciation Event. Read More
November 13, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga.—Georgia’s Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center has received a $100,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg Philanthropies works in 480 cities in more than 120 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization, which encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, focuses on five key areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health.
The Georgia VECTR Center is an administrative unit of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with a statewide mission to offer educational services and training programs to aid in the transition from service member to civilian. Read More
January 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The military or the country doesn’t owe Jeremy Steen anything; no express line at the Veterans Affairs office, no low-interest rate on a home, no bill for education, no free meal with proper identification.
In fact, before anyone knew about how his life spiraled downward after exiting the military in 2005, how he would lose his fiancé to cancer this year, his driver’s license to alcohol, his kids to instability and his home to his crumbling circumstance, Read More
November 13, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Robins Financial Credit Union recently contributed over $132,000 to eight organizations as part of their annual Community Project, including $4,173.50 to the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition (VECTR) Center.
Robins Financial selected organizations based on their reputation and the work they do for the community. The credit union is committed to the communities they serve and give back whenever possible.
Funding from this year’s Community Project will meet the specific needs of each organization. Read More
July 20, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Waves of appreciative veterans lined up for breakfast burritos and free haircuts, at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center on Thursday, and at least for one, it came as a healthy serving of the unique work of the Center.
Patrick Flaherty, 32, served in the Air Force for 12 years, 11months, and 22 days. He spent time stationed in Germany, Valdosta, Ga., and at the end of June of this year he retired and relocated from Arizona to Warner Robins. Read More
November 14, 2017