After retiring from the U.S. Army, James Edward "Ned" Rupp joined NIB in 1987 as a product development specialist. In 2009, Rupp was named NIB’s Veterans Affairs Specialist—Wounded Warrior. He reaches out to wounded service members from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and connects them with opportunities for training, internships and careers offered by NIB and the AbilityOne ® Program.
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