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Noah Currier show art Noah Currier

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

In 2003, 21 year old Marine Corporal Noah Currier from Poplar Grove, IL, was deployed to Iraq with Charlie Co 1st LAR as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Three days after arriving home from combat Noah and a fellow Marine were in a vehicle headed back toward Camp Pendleton when the driver fell asleep at the wheel sending their vehicle rolling down an embankment. Noah suffered a severe paralyzing spinal cord injury from the accident. Seeking a way to afford the necessary physical therapy for himself and a fellow injured Marine, Noah came up with the concept of using a t-shirt inspired by his...

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Justin Constantine show art Justin Constantine

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

As a Marine officer, Justin Constantine volunteered for deployment to Iraq in 2006, and served as a Civil Affairs Team Leader while attached to an infantry battalion. While on a routine combat patrol, Justin was shot in the head by a sniper. Although the original prognosis was that he had been killed in action, Justin survived. Through teamwork and a positive mental attitude, he has had quite a successful recovery. Justin now speaks to audiences large and small about personal leadership, the critical role of teamwork in facing life’s challenges, and the upside of change. He applies his...

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Justin Constantine show art Justin Constantine

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

As a Marine officer, Justin Constantine volunteered for deployment to Iraq in 2006, and served as a Civil Affairs Team Leader while attached to an infantry battalion. While on a routine combat patrol, Justin was shot in the head by a sniper. Although the original prognosis was that he had been killed in action, Justin survived. Through teamwork and a positive mental attitude, he has had quite a successful recovery. Justin now speaks to audiences large and small about personal leadership, the critical role of teamwork in facing life’s challenges, and the upside of change. He applies his...

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Justin Constantine show art Justin Constantine

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

As a Marine officer, Justin Constantine volunteered for deployment to Iraq in 2006, and served as a Civil Affairs Team Leader while attached to an infantry battalion. While on a routine combat patrol, Justin was shot in the head by a sniper. Although the original prognosis was that he had been killed in action, Justin survived. Through teamwork and a positive mental attitude, he has had quite a successful recovery. Justin now speaks to audiences large and small about personal leadership, the critical role of teamwork in facing life’s challenges, and the upside of change. He applies his...

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Anthony Garcia show art Anthony Garcia

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

Anthony Garcia is the CEO & co-founder of GuideOn, Inc. GuideOn’s Mission – Pioneering technology solutions for the transitioning Veteran. Prior to founding GuideOn, Anthony worked in operations at SRI International where he later left to start his first business – GuideOn is his third. He served in the U.S. Army for eight years as an officer and Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) helicopter pilot. He served two back to back, combat deployments to Iraq (May 03 to April 04/Dec 04 to Nov 05), where he managed 21 Blackhawk helicopters, led over 90 pilots - flight engineers - and medics, while...

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Ryan Michler show art Ryan Michler

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

Ryan Michler served in the National Guard and founder of Order of Man. He's dedicated to taking back what it means to be a man. His podcast focuses on learning from the best men our world has to offer, and return to roots of masculinity.  Ryan says: "I am not an expert. I am learning! And, the only thing that qualifies me to do this work is that I have a passion for self-improvement. My goal is to take my shortcomings in life and make them my strengths" Listen to this episode of the Military Entrepreneur show

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Michael Zacchea show art Michael Zacchea

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

Mike Zacchea was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the Marine Corps in 1990. He served at Camp Lejeune as a forward observer and platoon commander, deploying to Somalia for OPERATION RESTORE HOPE and to Haiti for OPERATION SUPPORT DEMOCRACY. He served as operations officer and executive officer of a Marine recruiting station. He was selected for advanced artillery school, and went on to command two artillery batteries and serve as a battalion assistant operations officer. He served another tour on recruiting duty in the northeastern US. In March 2004, as a major, he deployed to Iraq for...

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Raphael Hernandez show art Raphael Hernandez

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

Raphael Hernandez served as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Marine Corps Recruiting Command, United States Marine Corps and in coordination with J. Walter Thompson Atlanta, the Marine Corps’ advertising agency, led a strategically aligned, multi-million dollar, national level, research driven integrated marketing program designed to support 3,700 plus U.S. Marine Corps enlisted and officer recruiters, located across the United States. Raphael recently retired from the United States Marine Corps after 22 years of service and has extensive experience in marketing, customer...

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AJ Richards show art AJ Richards

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

AJ Richards was born in southern Utah and spent his childhood with his cousins playing at the family cattle ranch. He dropped out of high school his senior year because it was boring and decided to join the military. From the age of 16 until he deployed, AJ went through a new job every three months. He deployed with his field artillery unit to Ramadi, Iraq where they were tasked with three objectives. Field artillery, entry control point security, and patrolling route mobile and route Michigan preventing IED placements. After returning from Iraq AJ found himself miserable...

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Mika Cross Workplace Transformation Strategist show art Mika Cross Workplace Transformation Strategist

Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans

Mika J. Cross is a seasoned Workplace Transformation Strategist specializing in innovative global workplace initiatives, culture change, strategic communications, knowledge management, next generation/future workplace predictions, mobility and flexible work policy, diversity, inclusion and employee engagement.  Her 18-year career in public service includes assignments throughout the United States Intelligence Community and across the Federal government.  She is a veteran of the Unites States Army, having served as both an enlisted soldier and commissioned officer.  Mika is...

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Raphael Hernandez served as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Marine Corps Recruiting Command, United States Marine Corps and in coordination with J. Walter Thompson Atlanta, the Marine Corps’ advertising agency, led a strategically aligned, multi-million dollar, national level, research driven integrated marketing program designed to support 3,700 plus U.S. Marine Corps enlisted and officer recruiters, located across the United States.

Raphael recently retired from the United States Marine Corps after 22 years of service and has extensive experience in marketing, customer relationship management, logistics, strategic and operational planning and execution, talent acquisition, operations and organizational leadership. Prior to serving in the Marine Corps, Raphael worked for the El Paso Housing Authority, El Paso, Texas and worked his way through school as a retail customer service representative and as an Administrative Assistant in a law office. He earned a business degree from the University of Texas At El Paso and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from National University, San Diego, California.

Raphael served in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2002, 2003 and 2004; and in 2011 was part of a 6 person planning team that assisted the Department of State, U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, to rapidly develop contingency plans as a result of the 9.0 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. In addition, he served as the Director of Operations and Logistics, for the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade, during Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief Missions in the Sri Lanka in 2009 and the Philippines in 2009 and 2010.

Raphael volunteers in the community as the Chief Marketing Officer a non-profit – Military Mentors, Inc.

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