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Military Veterans' Headquarters

Calling all veterans! Transitioning from military service can be stressful, but it can also lead to greater success than you've ever imagined. This forum is for all veterans who are ready to help each other reach their full potential.

Members: 35
Latest Activity: Mar 25

Veterans Career Match

My Next MoveOn My Next Move for Veterans (www.MyNextMove.org/vets) veterans will find a simple and quick search engine where they enter their prior military experience (branch of service and military occupation code or title) and link to the information they need to explore information on civilian careers and related training, including information they can use to write resumes that highlight related civilian skills. In addition, My Next Move for Veterans contains a link to an online assessment, the O*NET Interest Profiler, which provides results comparable to the Strong Interest Inventory being used in the new Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Veterans who have not received an interest assessment as part of TAP can access and take this interest assessment online from a link in the lower right-hand corner of My Next Move for Veterans or directly at: http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

Discussion Forum

Are you a Veteran looking to start coaching?

Started by Robert Longley. Last reply by Robert Longley Mar 25. 9 Replies

I got certified as a coach a few years ago - well after I left the military.  Whether you "become a coach" or not it is a good skill to have.  I've used it more internally with the consulting I do,…Continue

Franchising for Veterans

Started by Lee Flint. Last reply by Robert Longley Mar 1. 3 Replies

Military.com recently published their list of the best franchises for Military Veterans. Categories such as business survival rates, discounts, and percentage of service veteran franchisees were…Continue

Tags: Business, Military, Veterans, Franchise

Discussion Topics for the New Year

Started by Lee Flint. Last reply by Lee Flint Feb 15. 2 Replies

Happy New Year to all! This is a call for discussion topics for 2017. Last year we covered a wide variety of issues from veterans benefits to best technology tecommendations for transitioning…Continue

Tags: goals, topics, Military

What this President Could Do to Help Veterans

Started by Lee Flint. Last reply by Robert Longley Jan 26. 1 Reply

Now that the government transition is nearing completion we can consider what this administration could do to help veterans achieve their goals. Here are a few ideas:1. Support initiatives to allow…Continue

Tags: Military, Entrepreneurship, President, Business, Veteran

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Comment by Rebecca Whitney on March 29, 2016 at 2:01pm

Thanks Lee, glad to be here. I'm not in transition out of service now but I still rely on what I learned from out processing all those years ago. I'm sure I'll learn a lot from you all and I'm happy to share if I can help.


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Comment by Lee Flint on March 28, 2016 at 8:33pm
Welcome Rebecca! We're glad to have you with us.

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Comment by Lee Flint on March 28, 2016 at 8:27pm
Great story David! I was a T-37 IP back in the day and always looked forward to flying with the cadets. Glad to have you as a part of the group!
Comment by David Price on March 22, 2016 at 7:46am

Hi Folks.  Just joined the group and so glad you started one for Vets.  I think this will turn into a great source of inspiration and ideas for many vets.

Since I went through Air Force ROTC I do not have any basic training stories to tell since our basic training was more like Summer Camp.  The one thing I do remember was that was my 1st flight in a T-37, and my instructor pilot that day was Maj. Robin Rand, who today is General Robin Rand, Commander of the Air Force Strike Command at Barksdale AFB, LA.


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Comment by Lee Flint on March 21, 2016 at 7:33am

What do you remember about basic training? This week's discussion is about how me might give civilians a glimpse of the leadership lessons without the mud, PT, or sleep deprivation of basic. For me I remember the people who were in my room, particularly the clown. He was so close to getting shown the door so many times, but he always was laughing and keeping us laughing. What happened to him? He's a general officer now! Oh, I remember. What do you remember?


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Comment by Lee Flint on March 6, 2016 at 11:32am
Invite your military friends to join us here and let's be the fastest growing group on 48Days.net!

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Comment by Lee Flint on February 29, 2016 at 8:45pm
Welcome Terry. It's great to have a 48Days.net celebrity-and fellow veteran- in our growing group. We're looking forward to your insights.

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Comment by Terry Hadaway on February 29, 2016 at 6:41am

Lee,

Thanks for creating this group! As a Navy vet, I have a special connection to and appreciation for military people. I spent six years in the Navy as an enlisted guy (a nuke... for all those sailors out there). Today, I coach people to achieve their greatest success. Some might say those two careers aren't connected, but I believe I leveraged an advantage only military folks have. I look forward to participating in the conversation.

Terry Hadaway
terryhadaway.com


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Comment by Lee Flint on February 28, 2016 at 2:40pm
Have you signed up for ID.me yet? I was introduced to the Veteran owned company through Joe Crane's Podcast, Veteran On The Move. ID.me helps vets prove their service to retailers, who in turn offer military discounts. Check out Joe's interview with the company founder, Blake Hall, at http://www.veteranonthemove.com/your-digital-id-managed-with-one-ac...

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Comment by Lee Flint on February 28, 2016 at 11:21am
Welcome aboard to Robert Crump and Paul Sidwell! We're glad you joined the group. Paul, any tips you have for veterans on purchasing real estate would be appreciated. Can vets buy multifamily or mixed use properties with VA loans?
 
 
 

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