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You have more options than education or employment when transitioning out of the military.

Returning veterans are prime candidates for entrepreneurship.

We have the info you need to start your own business or operate your own franchise.

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Grantham University Career Success Profile – W. Myles Bjork

June 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Grantham University Career Success Profile – W. Myles Bjork

W. Myles Bjork--              Military Branch: United States Marine Corps Years Served:  16 Highest pay grade: 225 A Military Occupational Skill/ Career Field: Information Technology Program Area of Study: A.A. ...

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KeyBank Career Success Profile – Katherine Coleman

June 13th, 2018|Comments Off on KeyBank Career Success Profile – Katherine Coleman

Katherine Coleman--Unified Communications Management             Military Branch: Navy Years Served: 4 years active duty during Operation Desert Storm and re-enlisted for 6 years in the Navy Reserves after 9/11, ...

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Garage Force Career Success Profile – Johnny Brady

April 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Garage Force Career Success Profile – Johnny Brady

Johnny Brady--Franchise Owner              Military Branch: United States Air Force Years Served: 2005-2017 (USAF Reservist 2017-Current) Highest pay grade: TSgt MOS: 7S071 Age:  31 Post-secondary education : Criminal Investigators Training ...

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Hasbro Career Success Profile – Betty Leach

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Hasbro Career Success Profile – Betty Leach

Betty Leach              Military Branch: US Air Force, Retired Highest pay grade: SSgt (E-5) Military Occupational Skill/ Career Field: AFSC 116X0 - Airborne Communications Systems ...

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Olympus Corporation Career Success Profile – Chris Vallier

March 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Olympus Corporation Career Success Profile – Chris Vallier

Chris Vallier--CPA, Olympus Corporation            Military Branch: United States Army Highest pay grade: O-3 (Lieutenant) MOS: Supply Officer Roles & Responsibilities of last position in the military: Aviation Logistics & Supply Aviation Logistics ...

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Wells Fargo Career Success Profile – Joe Crabtree

March 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Wells Fargo Career Success Profile – Joe Crabtree

Joe Crabtree--Financial Crimes Risk Management Investigator              Military Branch: United States Marine Corps Years Served: I served for a year and a half before I was injured in Iraq. I ...

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Windstream Holdings Inc Career Success Profile – Johnathan Washington

March 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Windstream Holdings Inc Career Success Profile – Johnathan Washington

Johnathan Washington--Customer Service Technician              Military Branch: United States Army Years Served: 2013-2017 Highest pay grade: E4, Specialist MOS: Signal Support Systems Specialist Age:  23   Why did you enlist ...

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First Energy Company Career Success Profile – David Lattibeaudiere

March 7th, 2018|Comments Off on First Energy Company Career Success Profile – David Lattibeaudiere

David Lattibeaudiere--Transmission System Operator David Lattibeaudiere, Transmission System operator, began his career at FirstEnergy in March 2015 shortly after his military duty concluded. In his current position, David enjoys helping to keep the lights ...

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Yoga Helps Special Warfare Operator Find His Way – And His Calling

December 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Anthony Scaletta Yoga and Meditation Instructor Just Breathe Mindful Movement Studio Age: 37 Military Service: Petty Officer Second Class (E-5), Navy (1998-2003) Rating: Gunners Mate Second Class (Special Warfare Combatant Crewman) Education: Bachelor’s degree, international ...

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The Military Prepared Submarine Officer Ernie Reyes to Implement Strategy for Caterpillar

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge Accepted. As a kid growing up between Chicago and Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, Ernie Reyes liked a challenge. So after high school, he enlisted in the Marine Corps. He was selected to become an ...

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American Water Company Career Success Profile – Ryan McKoy

May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on American Water Company Career Success Profile – Ryan McKoy

Ryan McKoy--Wastewater Collections System Specialist               Military Branch: United States Air Force Years Served: 3 years Highest pay grade: E-3 Age:  29 Job Description: Wastewater Collection System Specialist- Inspect operate, maintain, troubleshoot, ...

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United Rentals

May 17th, 2017|Comments Off on United Rentals

Carlos M. Cisneros, Chief Petty Officer (E-7)                     United Rentals Military Branch: U.S. Navy Years Served: 1993-2013 Highest Pay Grade: E7 Age: 41 Transition Recipe: Take a full measure of ...

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Shell Oil Company Career Success Profile – Robyn Muylle

May 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Shell Oil Company Career Success Profile – Robyn Muylle

Robyn Muylle--Senior End of Day Risk Analyst               Military Branch: United States Army Years Served: 2011-2014 Highest pay grade: SPC MOS: 68-P Age:  31 Job Description: Senior End of Day Risk Analyst -I analyze ...

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Windstream Holdings Inc Career Success Profile – Joseph Whetstine

May 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Windstream Holdings Inc Career Success Profile – Joseph Whetstine

Joseph Whetstine--Manager of Engineering               Military Branch: United States Marine Corps Years Served: 20 years Highest pay grade: E7/ Gunnery Sergeant MOS: 0619/ Telecommunications System Chief Age:  41 Job ...

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The Home Depot Career Success Profile – Bethany George

March 20th, 2017|Comments Off on The Home Depot Career Success Profile – Bethany George

Bethany George--Field Staffing Manager                    The Home Depot  Military Branch: United States Air Force Reserve Years Served: 25 years (15 years enlisted and then got my ...

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KeyBank

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

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Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Career Success Profile – Darren M. Molnar

January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Career Success Profile – Darren M. Molnar

Darren M. Molnar--Executive Chef                     Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace  Military Branch: Navy Years Served: 5 Active/ 2 Reserves MOS: Aviation Boatswains Mate 3rd Class / ...

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Reddaway Career Success Profile – Todd Boldin

December 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Reddaway Career Success Profile – Todd Boldin

Todd Boldin                     Reddaway Military Branch: Air Force Years Served: 4 years 9 months Highest Pay Grade: E4/SGT MOS: 45550B Age: 47 Job Description: As a Safety Manager ...

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Marsh & McLennan Companies

December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Sponsored Content Company Information Why We Value Veterans ...

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SCHNEIDER Career Success Profile – Jon Ritscher

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on SCHNEIDER Career Success Profile – Jon Ritscher

Featured Ride of Pride Driver Jon Ritscher Type of driver Ride of Pride Driver With Schneider 3 years Hometown Crown City, Ohio Miles on the road 33,000 Can't live without ...

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Holland Career Success Profile – William E. Gunter

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Holland Career Success Profile – William E. Gunter

$nbsp; William E. Gunter Holland Military Branch: Army Years Served: 14 Highest Pay Grade: E5 MOS: 88M Age: 48 Job Description: Line Haul Truck Driver. Drive a semi truck mainly at night from terminal ...

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This Formula Worked

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

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Three Doors Down

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

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Plumber to Doctor

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

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Veteran Spotlight: Michael Farris, Roehl Transport

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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Veteran Spotlight: Isaac Kinsey III, Celadon Trucking

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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Veteran Spotlight: Kenny Feilen Jr., Canadian Pacific

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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How to Avoid Work Distractions

August 20th, 2014|0 Comments

In the military, work distractions do occur and they can be just as detrimental to productivity as they are in civilian companies. In any environment, distractions at work are a fact of life, and achieving ...

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How to Disagree with Your Boss

July 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

In a civilian job, not agreeing with your boss happens occasionally and you can say something, but how you approach a disagreement with your boss is critical when it occurs. Bosses are human, too, with their ...

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From Marine to Maxim Model: Shannon Ihrke

May 7th, 2014|0 Comments

Shannon Ihrke is a Marine-turned-spokesmodel who recently was featured on the cover of Maxim magazine. Showing that transitioning can be … well, hot. We spoke with Ihrke about her experience transitioning from military to model. Are you ...

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Army Mechanic Trades Wrench for an Office with a View

May 5th, 2014|0 Comments

The Job Former Army mechanic, Kyle Lee, 24, drives a flatbed truck hauling cargo across the country. He’s responsible for a $150,000 truck that TMC Transportation provides, plus the millions of dollars of cargo he ...

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Relationship Manager

May 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Ryan Enriquez Relationship ManagerChase Business BankingJPMorgan ChaseMilitary Service:Sergeant, Marine Corps(2001-2007)MOS: LogisticVehicle SystemsOperator (3533)   What You Do at JPMorgan? I serve as a trusted advisor to clients with revenue of $3 million to $20 million in ...

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Buyer

May 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Ben Curry Military Service: Marines (1996-2000) Inactive Reserve (2001-2004) Highest Rank: Corporal (E-4) Age: 35 MOS: Infantry (0311) Civilian Job: Buyer, 84 Lumber Company The Job Curry is a buyer at 84 Lumber Company. He ...

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Zone Sales Director

May 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Jerry Pegram Military Service:Army (2005-2010) Army Reserve (2011-2013) Highest Rank: Captain Age: 31 MOS: Military Intelligence Officer (35 Delta) Civilian Job: Zone Sales Director for Frito Lay, a division of PepsiCo The Job Pegram is ...

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