10 Reasons to Hire a Veteran Today
 Hiring a veteran is more than a patriotic act. It is a prudent and profitable business strategy. 1. Trainability and adaptability Veterans have a proven ability to learn new skills quickly and efficiently. Service members are graduates of the world’s largest system of professional and technical training schools operated... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers
Lieutenant Commander Holly Shaffner, USCG, ret. had a career and transition out of the military that was quite unique. As a female, Holly was one of the 203,000 women active-duty in the entire United State military. Like so many others, Holly Shaffner was originally attracted to the military for... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers
All Alex Nataline could think about were his buddies back at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City. “Sometimes it would just bring me to tears to talk to them or to talk to my mentor,” Nataline recalled, “I just felt completely, completely lost.” Within a few short months,... Read more
US Army Combat Veteran David Lopez to Firefighting Career
Every person and family has a life story absolutely unique to them; their motivations, milestones, failures, and successes are what, often, defines their future. Each of these stories span an array of careers paths, homes, and changes, and for some, include service for our nation. Among those who answered... Read more
Career Achievers: Q & A with Francesco Caprio
Profile Mina Creswell Career Career Education and Veteran’s Organization(s) Officer Title (s) Director of Community Outreach, Charter College www.chartercollege.edu Vice-Chair, San Fernando Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SFVVEC) www.sfvvec.org Vice-Chair, Antelope Valley Veteran Employment Committee www.linkedin.com/company/antelope-valley-veteran-employment-committee Francesco: You’re the director of community outreach for Charter College, and you’re the first... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers
After 28 years in the United States Coast Guard, the time had come to retire, get out and get a job; everything would be smooth and easy. However, life after the military was not the transition it seemed like it would be.  Like most others who have started a... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers
In life, nothing is guaranteed and things will not always go as planned, but it seems as though these impromptu experiences lead you right to where you are meant to be, and no one knows this more so than David Booth.  David had his life planned out; he would... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers™
After 28 years in the United States Coast Guard, the time had come to retire, get out and get a job; everything would be smooth and easy. However, life after the military was not the transition it seemed like it would be.  Like most others who have started a... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers™
After 28 years in the United States Coast Guard, the time had come to retire, get out and get a job; everything would be smooth and easy. However, life after the military was not the transition it seemed like it would be.  Like most others who have started a... Read more
Vet Gets New Life Through Combat Veterans to Careers™
“I recently returned home from the deployment when I got out and had to transition from a wartime soldier to a full-time husband and father. Honestly, it was difficult,” Army veteran, Mason Guyette explained about his initial experience getting out of the Army and starting the next part of his... Read more