Recent Work

Articles & Blogs

more recent content development (from home page)

Are you a service member or Veteran buying your first home? Take steps to get ready and take advantage of your options (for RallyPoint) | Posted July 9, 2021

Understanding and accessing support are keys to caring for Veterans with PTSD (for RallyPoint) | Posted June 28, 2021

On Juneteenth, recognizing freedoms won on the battlefield (for RallyPoint) | Posted June 19, 2021

Biden, lawmakers highlight inclusion of LGBTQ service members and Veterans (for RallyPoint) | Posted June 8, 2021

DOD loosens mask mandates for vaccinated personnel, ships vaccine doses overseas for youths (for RallyPoint) | Posted June 1, 2021

Informal gatherings of any size may resume at VA cemeteries May 26 (for RallyPoint) | Posted May 26, 2021

Congress, Court weigh requiring females to register for the draft (for RallyPoint) | Posted May 18, 2021

Legislation to allow VA providers to prescribe medical marijuana in certain states reintroduced in Congress (for RallyPoint) | Posted May 6, 2021

DOD ramps up vaccine efforts as services’ inoculation rates vary (for RallyPoint) | Posted April 28, 2021

Schooled not scammed in military tuition assistance: Choosing the right education and training program for you (for RallyPoint) | part I |
part II Posted April 26, 2021

Five Ways You Can Support Military Working Dogs During and After Their Service (for RallyPoint) | Posted April 2, 2021

Free Resources to Protect Your Bottom Line at Tax Time (for RallyPoint) | Posted April 1, 2021

Longer Hair, Earrings, Lipstick: Army modifies some grooming standards (for RallyPoint) | Posted March 26, 2021

Medical Experts Answer Veterans’ COVID-19 Vaccine Questions: VetXL roundup from March 3, 2021 (for RallyPoint) | Posted March 15, 2021

New Army Combat Fitness Test is Here to Stay, Despite Call for Study (for RallyPoint) | Posted March 12, 2021

RallyPoint members pay tribute to Veterans during the pandemic: “Rest assured your folks’ graves were visited this year” (VA’s blog) | Posted Jan. 28, 2021

Service members and Veterans are key focus of new suicide prevention and mental health laws (for RallyPoint) | Posted Nov. 13, 2020

Make smart home loan decisions now to reduce the risk of foreclosure later (for RallyPoint) | Posted Aug. 27, 2020

RallyPoint’s Mission to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members and Veterans (for former Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald, who is now chairman of RallyPoint) | Posted Aug. 20, 2020

VA Voluntary Service extends VA’s reach to serve more veterans (for RallyPoint) | Posted Aug. 13, 2020

Look here to start your business or start your next career: VetXL roundup from July 28 (for RallyPoint) | Posted Aug. 10, 2020

Looking to slide into home? Get the facts about the VA home loan program (for RallyPoint) | Posted Aug. 5, 2020

Hiring Together Roundup: Highlights from the Digital Hiring Event with Amazon and other Veteran Employers (for RallyPoint) | Posted July 31, 2020

On 76th anniversary of D-Day, another global crisis may unite generations in National Guard service (for RallyPoint) | Posted June 5, 2020

Vet Centers Provide Counseling and Care by Phone, Video and In Person (for RallyPoint) | Posted June 3, 2020

Accessing compensation and pension exams and other VA benefits during the COVID-19 crisis (for RallyPoint) | Posted May 27, 2020

Unify distributed manufacturing operations with NetSuite (for Dragonfly Editorial client Wipfli) | Posted April 29, 2020

Tips to protect your business from fraud (for Dragonfly Editorial client Wipfli) | Posted March 31, 2020

VA recruitment video shines light on Veterans Crisis Line responders

Discover the total rewards of a career caring for Veterans

writing, editing, strategy

VA Careers Recruitment Marketing (consistently achieved large numbers of views with profiles, news stories and listicles; recent items listed in reverse chronological order)

Dec. 28, 2019 | 3,000 views

Brochures & Reports

writing, editing, strategy

Mended Hearts Heart Guide (garnered Clearmark Award).

Total Rewards of a VA Career flyer and brochure for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Marketing Collateral

Military Financial Readiness Posters

Marketing and Public Relations Copy

Case Studies (and more)

Guest Opinion-Editorials: Nationwide, Proof That Ending Veteran Homelessness Is Possible | August 2016

For Bob McDonald, VA secretary and Julian Castro, HUD secretary; ran in McClatchy and four papers

Leading the Way to End Veteran Homelessness | Dec. 6, 2017

for Dee Walsh, Executive Vice President for Network and Corporate Affairs, Housing Partnership Network

Selected Proposal Wins (for Aptive Resources and Church Street Editorial)

  • Secured multiple winning bids, including multimillion-dollar efforts to rebrand veteran health centers and recruit health care professionals to work at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
  • Helped win bids for critical strategic communications contract vehicles and myriad proposals for VA, including SOSS and VECTOR and for the departments of Defense and Transportation.
  • Helped the D.C. government win two federal grants, obtaining critical health funding for vulnerable populations in the D.C. region.
  • Assisted National Board win federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

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