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Ukraine Explosion: Munitions Depot Erupts Into Massive Fireball

Massive explosions at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine have prompted the evacuation of more than 30,000 people and the closure of airspace over the region, the country’s emergency response agency has said. The blasts late on Sept. 26 sparked a blaze at the depot near Kalynivka in the Vinnytsya region, some 270 kilometers west of Kyiv, the September 27 statement said. Ukraine’s military ...

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Ukraine Explosion: Munitions Depot Erupts Into Massive Fireball2017-09-28T19:21:33-04:00

Navy Veteran Billy Hurley Takes On New Water Hazards

Only one golfer on the PGA Tour has a custom golf bag designed to look like the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon. The bag belongs to Navy veteran Billy Hurley III, a former surface warfare officer who served on the Hawaii-based ship from 2007 to 2009. Hurley’s gray bag features the ship’s “93” hull number ...

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Navy Veteran Billy Hurley Takes On New Water Hazards2017-09-28T20:22:41-04:00

How To Use LinkedIn: Here’s Your Tips and Tricks

SPONSORED   In the early 90s, you could apply for a job by visiting companies and filling out an application or providing a resume. Does that happen anymore? No – because the internet disrupted this method of talent acquisition by giving both employers and employees far greater access to opportunity. The internet freed us from the geographic ...

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How To Use LinkedIn: Here’s Your Tips and Tricks2017-09-27T17:16:01-04:00

Marine Defends Ultimate Tactical Athlete Title

Marine Corps Sgt. Ethan Mawhinney, a Pittsburgh native and a Marine Air-Ground Task Force planner with Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command , successfully defended his championship title at the Marine Corps’ third annual HITT Tactical Athlete Competition held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 28-31. The competition brings together the top male and female Marines from each ...

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Marine Defends Ultimate Tactical Athlete Title2018-09-05T17:35:31-04:00

Military Retirement Timeline: 5 steps towards getting a job

One of the biggest questions about getting a job after retiring from the military is, “How far out should I start applying to jobs?” But did you know that there are steps you should take before you even start applying? Brian Henry, senior vice president of operations for Orion International and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran himself, ...

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Military Retirement Timeline: 5 steps towards getting a job2017-09-25T20:36:50-04:00

These Are The Badasses Who Make Up The OMEGA Teams

OMEGA OMEGA is a Joint CIA-JSOC unit of “Hunter/Killer Teams.” It’s essentially a combination of the best of the best in military operations and intelligence, with the CIA providing targeting intelligence, and JSOC (Joint Special Operations Command) providing Special Ops soldiers to do the heavy lifting. It’s the elite teams and individuals involved in these ...

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These Are The Badasses Who Make Up The OMEGA Teams2017-09-28T12:30:05-04:00

The Vet Chef: USMC Veteran Aims for Fleet of Food Trucks

USMC Veteran Kyle Gourlie spent his 20th birthday in Iraq. As the final weeks of his seventh-month tour as a machine gunner approached, the Humvee he was atop of was blown up in Ramadi. That moment derailed Gourlie’s military career but propelled him toward a civilian career he would never have anticipated. Today, Gourlie, 32, ...

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The Vet Chef: USMC Veteran Aims for Fleet of Food Trucks2017-09-21T19:20:41-04:00

3 Ways to Apply Intentionality in Your Military Transition

You may be asking yourself “What is Intentionality and How Can It Help Me Leave the Military?”  Intentionality is defined as the fact of being deliberate or purposive.   In the past year, I have heard the word intentionality many times, usually on podcasts about personal finances.  This made me start thinking about whether intentionality ...

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3 Ways to Apply Intentionality in Your Military Transition2018-06-05T17:25:24-04:00

The Real Life Chuck Norris ‘Delta Force’ Dune Buggy

Let’s face it, folks, we loved the 1986 movie “The Delta Force.” And while a big part of the reason was the awesomeness that is Air Force veteran Chuck Norris, let’s face it, the motorcycles and dune buggies that packed a ton of firepower were pretty badass too. Chuck Norris and his motorcycle. He’d probably ...

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The Real Life Chuck Norris ‘Delta Force’ Dune Buggy2017-09-19T20:12:24-04:00

8 Best Industries for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Over the last 10 years, we’ve seen an influx of military veterans transitioning their skills to entrepreneurship. In fact, according to the United States Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, there are approximately 2.52 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S. Additional statistics show the significant impact these veteran-owned businesses have on the American economy, including ...

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8 Best Industries for Veteran-Owned Businesses2018-09-05T17:35:46-04:00