b'LIFE-CHANGING SUPPORT SERVICESHELP VETERANS MOVE FORWARD(continued)with employment law matters, such as employment contracts andAttorneyAndrewSkaleandtrademarkspecialistJacoboDib COVID-19-related employment regulations.have been providing trademark guidance to American Freedom Together with Mintzs Cody Keetch and Susan Kealy, Kevin alsoHonors and its parent organization, Veterans of Operation Iraqi/recently helped two new veterans organizations file as 501(c)(3)Enduring Freedom, a national service organization based in Fort charitable entities. One, Project Athena, seeks to involve femaleWorth, Texas. The American Freedom Honors Awards recognize veterans in empowering activities centered around wild mustangs,distinguishedmembersoftheArmedForcesfortheirunique conservationofpubliclands,communityenrichment,andandexceptionalachievements,outstandingperformances,and personal development and care. The other, Warriors Rise, providesextraordinary contributions. The overall operations of the event are customized virtual career fairs for veterans as well as underwritingundertaken by members of the Armed Forces who currently serve forveteransadaptivesportsandgeneralassistancetoveteransorhaveservedhonorably,aswellascommunityorganizations in need.serving military personnel and veterans, and the corporations and individuals who support them.Kevin, a US Marine Corps veteran, has also served on the boardsMintz attorneys and professional staff also give back to veterans ofdirectorsoftheCongressionalMedalofHonorFoundationand their families through charitable donations and volunteerism and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, and continues toat community events. For over 25 years, the firm has held a holiday provide the latter with pro bono counsel to support its missiongift drive for veterans. Through this annual drive, led by Attorney to provide academic scholarships to children of US Marines andMichael Gardener and Assistant Mary OHalloran, Mintz attorneys Navy Corpsmen. and staff provide clothing and other needed items for men and I am very proud to team with these impactful organizations throughwomenattheNewEnglandCenterforHomelessVeteransin probonoandvolunteerworkastheystrivetohelpveterans,Boston, and the firm has become the largest contributor of holiday Kevin said. gifts for Massachusetts veterans.Attorney Jen Rubin serves as a faculty member and advisor with The Honor Foundation, a San Diegobased nonprofit, operating nationwide, that assists former Navy SEALs, Marine Raiders, Green Berets, and other Special Operators as they transition from military service to the private sector. Jen teaches veterans skills relating to basic employment terminology and negotiation to empower them as they pursue employment and careers in the private sector. She also advises participants one on one as they negotiate employment offers and equity and benefit packages.38 2021'