Retired Chief Petty Officer Shawn T. Lewis

Front & Center with Shawn T. Lewis

When I moved to Jacksonville last year, Navy veteran and Microsoft Software and Systems Academy Site Manager Shawn T. Lewis was one of the first veterans I met. At a coffee shop networking event hosted by Jacksonville non-profit Vets…

Robyn Grable of Veterans ASCEND

Front & Center with Robyn Grable

In September, I had to evacuate from my Florida home due to Hurricane Dorian. As I embarked on the eight-hour drive to north Georgia, I listened to my new obsession—podcasts. Along the way, I came across an episode of…

28 Women of the Military

Women of the Military by Airman to Mom’s Amanda Huffman

Monday is Veterans Day. Which means there are going to be plenty of places offering discounts for veterans and service members, free lunches and parades of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen of all generations marching down the…

5 Skills Vets Can Add to Their Resumes for FREE

Recently, I saw a post on social media by a service member who was frustrated with outdated DoD systems and had used Trello and Slack to solve an issue in the barracks. A year ago, those systems would have…

Don’t Let Personal Branding Tank Your Transition

“So, what do you do?” I asked the veteran sitting two rows behind me at the local vetrepreneur summit. He hesitated. “Uh…(incredibly long pause)…that’s a good question.” After a bit more back and forth, I finally discovered that he…