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  • military veteran in the nfl

You’ve Probably Never Heard of the Best Military Veteran in the NFL

Original article by Brian Adam Jones Alejandro Villanueva went from Afghanistan veteran and Army Ranger to starting left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the National Football League, the left tackle position is one of the most important on the field. The average quarterback, like most people, is right handed, and so his back is ...

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Patriots Day: A Must-See Movie for All!

Original article by Michael Schindler TODAY, the movie Patriots Day by Peter Berg, the director of “Lone Survivor” and “Deepwater Horizon,” hits theaters — and this is one movie that should be required viewing for all. “Patriots Day” is the powerful story of the Boston Marathon bombing and a community’s courage to respond and come ...

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The Top 6 Reasons Civilians Back Out of the Military

Original post by Edith Casas Anyone who’s ever served in uniform has probably heard someone say the immortal line: “I would have joined the military, but…” Lots of civilians make a trip to the recruiter with an eye toward military service, full of patriotic zeal and martial courage. But many pull out at the last minute and ...

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Paying It Forward

Siobhan Norris Military Service: U.S. Army (2000-2004) Highest Rank: Specialist (E-4) MOS: Military Police Degree: Master of Arts, Conflict Management and Resolution Graduation: Expected, Spring 2018 University of North Carolina Wilmington Job Title: Military Student Support Specialist Growing up in Flint, Mich., Siobhan Norris witnessed at a very ...

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Digging Deep

Steve Van Cott Age: 38 Civilian Job: Area Manager, B325 Powerhouse and Coal Management, Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, Tenn. Military Service: Lieutenant (O-3), Navy (2001-2008) Designator: Submarine Warfare (1120) Education: • Bachelor of Science, electrical engineering, U.S. Naval Academy, 2001 • Master of Engineering Management, Old Dominion University, 2012 • Master ...

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His Next Mission

John Rossmiller Age: 38 Civilian Job: COO/CFO, Folia Water, Pittsburgh Military Service: Staff Sergeant (E-6), Army (2007-2014) MOS: Human Intelligence Collector (35M), Infantryman (11B) OIF and OEF veteran (two deployments each) Education: • Bachelor’s degree, German studies, Colgate University, 2000 • Earning MBA, University of Pittsburgh, 2017 expected Personal ...

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  • robert-graves

How To Grow a Beard

Robert Graves, C.Ht Age: 34 Civilian Job: Peak Performance Counselor/Author/Life Coach and Certified Hypnotherapist, LIVE: Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy Military Service: Sergeant (E-5), Marine Corps (2000-2010)   MOS: Radar Repairman (5942)/ Radar Technician (5948) Primary Marksmanship Instructor (8531) Education: • Associate degree, University of Maryland University College, 2013 • Bachelor’s ...

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15 Things Mattis Taught Me About Real Leadership

Original post by Joe Plenzler Mad Dog is the wrong nickname for a man who never yells and supports his people first, last, and always. I first met Marine Gen. James Mattis in the summer of 2000 when he took command of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade. After his change of command ceremony, I introduced ...

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  • military habits

5 Military Habits That Change How You Do Civilian Things

By Angry Staff Officer Some habits stick with you, even when you are off post, in a decidedly civilian environment. Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared on the blog of Angry Staff Officer. With Christmas coming up — and your imminent return home to see your dear beloved family with whom you ...

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Trump’s Generals: How Wartime Service Shaped Mattis, Kelly, & Flynn

By James Kitfield The generals likely to hold top positions in the incoming Trump administration share a common trait: They are combat veterans highly attuned to looming threats. While it’s raised eyebrows in terms of traditional civil-military relations, president-elect Donald Trump’s decision to lean heavily on generals in building his national security team has been ...

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