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Veterans & Military Support

From the troops who use our services overseas to the many military members who call our community home, we are grateful for the protection and freedom our armed forces provides. Through sponsorships, programs, and assistance, we’re helping support and rehabilitate the many men, women, and families who sacrifice daily for our freedom.

Viasat military veterans champion transition workshop

Call it a personal rebrand story, or call it a life-altering change. One thing is clear: Moving from military life to the civilian workforce presents numerous changes and challenges for veterans, reservists, active duty personnel and their spouses. It’s one reason Viasat is hosting its fifth Veterans Transition Workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST on December 7, 2017. The goal of the workshop: provide veterans and their spouses with the skills, insights and tools necessary to find [...]

By |Nov 2, 2017|

A female vet perspective

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) has been a cultural focal point in recent years and strongly complements the over-arching dialogue around matters of equal pay, professional development among men and women, parental leave and sexual harassment. Two industries that may face the most challenge in the gender equity arena are defense and IT. For one former Marine Corps IT Specialist and current Viasat employee, working in a male-dominated industry was hardly an adjustment from military to [...]

By |Oct 18, 2017|

Veterans in rural areas get connected to VA Services with new Tele Mental Health Service

A new trend in health care is to shift away from volume of services delivered toward a focus on medical value. Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter is one of the originators of the medical value concept, which states that if value improves, patients, payers, providers, and suppliers can all benefit while the economic sustainability of the health care system increases. One way to increase health care value is through a melding of medical care and technology, and Viasat innovation is [...]

By |Nov 3, 2016|