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Most of us who have served are well acquainted with David Goggins. The wild man running ultra marathons and sharing his story of overcoming adversity.
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From Bad to Worse to Working: A Really Bad Year!

Please enjoy this testimonial from one of the hundreds of Veterans that INvets has helped to a positive outcome. Finding the correct position post a military career is not easy and not necessarily as fast as we would all choose….

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Dispelling Myths About Military Veterans In The Civilian Workforce

Misty Cook is a former Marine Officer who is now the CEO and Founder of Concierge on Call. She recently posted this article on LinkedIn and received 1.1 million views, and over 1000 comments, which once you have reviewed it, will…

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Imposter Phenomenon, Humility Leadership

I attended the Student Veterans of America Conference in January and I was happy to attend a breakout session called “Imposter Phenomenon, Humility Leadership”. Presented by RJ Jenkins, Columbia University. The reason being when trying to help transitioning military and…

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Jerry Young Transitioning Vets

How Transitioning Veterans Can Grow Their Network

Back in November my teammate, Kate Colclazier, posted a blog about the veteran community’s usage of LinkedIn and I am here to carry that torch forward by discussing my personal experience networking via this social media platform. A few years…

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LinkedIn for Veterans

The mission of LinkedIn: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. LinkedIn was founded in 2002 in California. As a LinkedIn user for almost 10 years, I have seen significant development in how the platform is used and…

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Indiana State’s Mortgage Assistance Program

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch announced Indiana state’s mortgage assistance program, is available through IHAF (The Indiana Homeowner Assistance Fund) for homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic   As part of the American Rescue Plan Act,…

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How Indianapolis Celebrates the Month of May

The Indianapolis 500, or the Indy 500 as most know it, is known as the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for a reason! The race will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While it can host up to 400,000 visitors…

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Racing 2 Hire Internship by INvets

Do you follow your favorite NASCAR racers every Sunday? Do you watch the Indy 500 every year? Welcome to the club! There is a history between racing series and people with military backgrounds. Whether it’s an all-veteran racing team, a…

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Here Are the Top Military Movies of 2021 – and new ones in 2022

Looking for a movie you can relate to as a service member or veteran? Luckily, there are plenty of movies that came out in 2021 that are informed by military experience, despite the pandemic. While COVID might have slowed down…

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Tax Breaks for Veterans in Indiana

Veterans transitioning to civilian life often consider relocation for a number of reasons, one of the most impactful being a state’s economic benefits for veterans. That’s part of what makes Indiana a strong candidate for both local and incoming veterans;…

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Finding Jobs as a Veteran in Indiana

While having served in the military gives you valuable skills both for life and employment, it can be difficult to adjust to a drastically new lifestyle and working structure. There are numerous ways a veteran can use their military experience…

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Becoming a Firefighter as a Veteran

Firefighters serve communities directly, putting their life on the line to protect people from danger. Because of this, it is an attractive profession to troops and veterans alike. The alignment of values between the two professions makes transitioning from the…

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