Online gaming provides top-tier opportunities for veterans

While many industries experienced slow downs due to the pandemic, gaming saw an uptick.

Online play became a lifeline for many who were isolated during the pandemic — including members of the Space Force and Marines, who have taken gaming to the next level with joint competitions and fundraisers.

Some veterans-turned-gamers have benefitted from military service.

“The time I spent in the Air Force gave me a lot of discipline that I didn’t have before,” D’Juan “Deejay Knight” Irvin, an Air Force veteran-turned full-time streamer, told Military Times.

Irvin was a senior airman serving with security forces when he decided it was time for a switch. He is now a Shorty award nominee and founder of the gaming news site GAMINGtruth.

Speaking to veterans, Irvin says, “if streaming is something you are considering, start while you are in the military.”

To all veterans who are considering full-time streaming,

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Swish Data Closes Five Year, $43 Million Contract to Provide the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs With Artificial Intelligence Operations Solution

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Swish Data Corporation (Swish), a trusted Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and HUBZone-certified small business provider of technology solutions and engineering services to the U.S. federal government, announced that the company has been awarded a five-year, $43 million contract to provide the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with an artificial intelligence operations (AIOps) solution, professional services and training.

The VA required a solution to monitor the operating status of all Veteran’s Affairs Enterprise Cloud (VAEC) cloud services, containers, virtual machines and physical infrastructure and automate IT operations. In pursuit of this contract, Swish partnered with ScienceLogic to deliver their market leading, context-infused, AIOps platform.

“VA needed real-time monitoring and automation to discover, monitor, diagnose and fix infrastructure issues in the VAEC,” stated Dave Catanoso, director of the Enterprise Cloud Solutions Office at VA. “ScienceLogic has a great solution to deliver these advanced capabilities.”

ScienceLogic also has the advantage

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Oakland Entertainment Veterans Emerge From Covid

Together they revel within the written word, fueled by award-winning writers who share the stories and inspiration behind their exceptional books. Literary Sojourn is the oldest and most anticipated literary festival within the Rocky Mountains. African art and music is known and loved all through the world in forms from Jazz to Raggae and R B to Hip Hop.

In addition, the arts council determined to carry the occasion outside, Scudder mentioned. The Monster Drawing Rally, a fundraiser for the Arts Council of Park City and Summit County and the Kimball Art Center, will return to an in-person event this year on Saturday, July 10. The rally, which will characteristic almost 30 artists who will create unique works in two 50-minute sessions, will run from 2-6 p.m. At the Kimball Art Center car parking zone on the Yard, 1251 Kearns Blvd.

Panoramic views of the Aerial Lift Bridge and Lake … Read More