I recall the emotion as if it happened only yesterday: the overwhelming pride, the pure joy and the unshakable belief that I had truly helped another human being. Two years ago, I began mentoring a young veteran on how to start a small ecommerce business. Six months ago, he notified me that his online niche t-shirt business was earning just over $100,000 per month in gross sales.
I move a lot. Serving in the U.S. military for 10 years and then running my own business as a veteran, I have become somewhat of a relocation expert. My most recent home purchase was on August 25, using the VA home loan process from start to finish.
The U.S. military can be incredibly inflexible or extremely creative. It all depends on the circumstances.
Last week, we secured an interview with a recently retired U.S. Navy captain who spent 20 years at sea and 10 in the Pentagon, working on process improvement projects to discuss the Navy's recent at-sea incidents.
In June, I sat down with Iraq veteran John Preston for an interview to discuss war, rock music and veteran suicide. A lot has happened since June.
South Korea's defense minister on Monday said it was worth reviewing the redeployment of American tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula to guard against the North, a step that analysts warn would sharply increase the risk of an accidental conflict.