How to Grow a Beard

Why would Jamie reach out to me and ask a United States Marine to write a little something’ for British veterans, and how did this even come about? Similar to when I was awarded the Veteran of the Year for the California DAV this year, someone had come across what it is I do… and saw substance, shown interest, and decided it was beneficial for more people to know what it is I do. Continue reading “How to Grow a Beard”

The Relevant Credentials

When I personally left the Army in 2012, I felt like I had the right skill set and a sufficient set of qualifications to head in the right direction when entering the civilian world. I was under the illusion that civilian employers would recognise and credit the fact that I was once a section commander who had led men into battle on operations in hostile environments overseas. Continue reading “The Relevant Credentials”