April 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
culture, employee culture, jobs, john qualls, marine, marine corps, purpose, purposely, recruitment, role, skills, talent, value, veteran
In this episode Douglas interviews Gulf War Enlisted Veteran, John Qualls. John has had an incredible career launching and leading several technology startups. His most recent company is Purposely, a platform to empower employees or individuals to find their purpose.
March 18th, 2020 | 27 mins 25 secs
homelessness, hoosier veterans assistance foundation, hvaf, indianapolis, military, veteran, veterans
HVAF (Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation) operates 13 distinct transitional housing properties including substance abuse and addiction counseling services in central Indiana as well as an apartment complex that houses 51 veterans, bringing HVAF’s total bed capacity to over 200.
November 21st, 2018 | 44 mins 18 secs
joe biggs, post traumatic stress disorder, ptsd, rambo biggs, thanksgiving, va, veteran, veterans administration
Joe Biggs is a combat veteran of the United States Army, twice awarded a Purple Heart while serving several tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Post-retirement, SSGT Biggs is a political investigative reporter who has a huge following online. Today, we're discussing his journey with PTSD.
October 29th, 2018 | 39 mins 6 secs
In this episode, we interview David Whitt, the first GI Bill graduate of the Eleven Fifty Academy, and Shawn Gardner, Eleven Fifty's Executive Vice President of Business Development about turning Veterans into Developers.
Episode 15: Purple Heart 3 (PH3): Veteran Owned, Veteran Employed, and Veteran First Security Company
April 17th, 2018 | 52 mins 18 secs
army, entrepreneur, indianapolis, purple heart 3, security, us army, veteran, veteran-owned business
Michael Fickert is the Senior Project Manager of Purple Heart 3 LLC (PH3). They are a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, & Veteran employed security company out of Indianapolis, IN.
Michael joins Veteran Cast to talk about his background in the Army, and then trying to find his purpose again after transitioning into the civilian world. Purple Heart 3 helped Michael find that purpose, and his passion for the organization & their mission is prevalent when he talks.
PH3’s main mission is to ensure that the suicide rate among returning combat veterans is reduced.
More information about Purple Heart 3, as well as the resources to apply for a position can be found at www.ph3llc.com. If you would like to reach out to Michael directly, his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org