Douglas is a successful entrepreneur in the Marketing Technology Industry. Doug is a well-known entertaining public speaker, a published author with Wiley, a blogger, and he's a Veteran of the United States Navy. Douglas is a Desert Shield/Desert Storm Veteran who served onboard the USS Spartanburg County LST-1192. He was honorably discharged (RE-R1) in 1992 as an Electrician's Mate Second Class, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist - EM2(SW). Douglas is also the founder of NavyVets, an online forum with over 12,000 Navy Vets onboard.
March 20th, 2018 | 34 mins 49 secs
disaster relief, disasters, rubicon, team rubicon
Team Rubicon is a nonprofit that utilizes the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Founded in 2010, Team Rubicon has deployed across the United States and around the world to provide immediate relief to those impacted by disasters and humanitarian crises.
March 13th, 2018 | 34 mins 7 secs
indianapolis, indy, mission continues, the mission continues
The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve.
Episode 11: Vetforce: Salesforce Career Accelerator for Military Service Members, Veterans, and Spouses
March 7th, 2018 | 36 mins 27 secs
crm, military members, military spouses, salesforce, technology, transition, veterans, vetforce
Salesforce created the Vetforce program to build connections between our ecosystem and the military community.
February 26th, 2018 | 36 mins 46 secs
career learing, job ready veterans, job ready vets, ojrv, operation job ready veterans, veteran career, veteran employment, veteran employment center, veteran transition
Operation: Job Ready Veterans™ (OJRV) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing veterans, service members, military spouses and caregivers for successful employment by connecting them with employers that seek top quality, well-trained employees.
February 7th, 2018 | 48 mins 26 secs
coding, coding academy, development, education, eleven fifty, gi bill, indiana, learning, transition
An overview of Eleven Fifty Academy, an immersive coding academy located in Central Indiana. They were recently approved for the GI Bill and are excited to begin educating Veterans in a new coding career.
January 30th, 2018 | 51 mins 22 secs
air force, chief, explosive ordinance disposal, fighter pilot, navy, pts, scott taylor, ted taylor
The Taylor brothers both served in combat - Scott as an F-15 Fighter Pilot in the Air Force and Ted as an EOD Chief in the Navy. The experiences and transition for these two warriors were starkly different. We discuss their journeys here and encourage others to get the assistance they need.
January 25th, 2018 | 39 mins 18 secs
565 miles, columbus, cory smith, gallantfew, indianapolis, ranger, run ranger run
3rd Ranger Battalion combat veteran Cory Smith ran from Columbus, GA to Indianapolis, IN – 565 miles - to his daughter. His example is now a national movement called Run Ranger Run where individuals and teams from around the country raise funds and awareness to assist in the transition from active military to civilian life.
Episode 6: Travis Manion Foundation: Strengthening America's National Character with Veterans Leading the Way
January 18th, 2018 | 36 mins 49 secs
character, leadership, military, travis manion, travis manion foundation, veterans
TMF is strengthening America’s national character. In an increasingly divisive cultural climate, they unite and strengthen communities.
December 11th, 2017 | 42 mins 15 secs
hoosier, indiana, indiana veterans, invets, veterans, vets
Employers across our state are struggling to find enough veteran talent. INvets is a team effort to connect these employers with veterans around the country and make sure the transition process goes as smooth as possible.
December 6th, 2017 | 40 mins 8 secs
Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.