Tag Archives: DoD

An Online Marketplace Serving Those Who Serve

One of things Hall says makes transition from military to civilian life most challenging for many veterans is the sudden loss of a sense of purpose. For him, though, the TroopSwap venture helps him “feel the sense of belonging that comes with being a part of a team, and the same sense of purpose I felt when I put on the uniform. There is a terrific opportunity here to make military life easier by allowing the community to do what it does best – to help one another out in time of need.”

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Event: Real Life Government in Second Life

Dr. Paulette Robinson, leader of the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds, will describe how VWs are now being used in government — and discuss the benefits and challenges faced by users, developers and decision makers in applying this new medium.

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