Robert Gowin: Mentors For Military Veterans

Why veterans need mentors and how they can develop the right mentor relationship.

Paul Dillon On SuccessVets

Robert Gowin is a retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant and current Fortune 50 executive who founded Mentors for Military and hosts the Mentors for Military Podcast. Within the private sector, Robert has worked over the last 14 years in management consulting and has consulted at international companies and Fortune 50 companies at the executive team leadership level and above. We chat about his career, veterans in other countries, and the key elements of mentorship.

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Paul Dillon: Vietnam Vet Goes Into Consulting, Entrepreneurship, and PTS Care

How mental health care and culture can be improved for veterans.

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Paul Dillon is a U.S. Army Reserve veteran who served in Vietnam. He is a Certified Management Consultant with more than 42 years of experience in the professional services industry and is the president and CEO of Dillon Consulting Services, which serves the veteran entrepreneur community. He is also on the leadership council of the Kennedy Forum, an organization looking to promote leadership action in mental health and behavior care in this country. We talk about the difficulties of transitioning from the military during the Vietnam era and the state of mental health care today. 

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Charlie Linville: Marine Veteran Amputee On Climbing Everest And Setting Big Goals

How This Wounded Warrior Decided To Summit Mt. Everest To Inspire Others

Charlie Linville Marine Climbs Everest

Charlie Linville is a Marine veteran and recently became the first wounded warrior to climb Mt. Everest. In this interview, we talk about the challenges he overcame as an amputee, how his military training helped him prepare, and what his journey can teach others about goal setting and transitioning from the military.

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Marine Summits Everest To Inspire Other Wounded Veterans

First Wounded War Veteran Summits Everest

This veteran shows the power of pushing your limits and the inherent strength of the human body and spirit. Hoorah, Marine!

  • Charlie Linville is a Marine Corps veteran who reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 19, 2016.
  • He said he was seeking to change the perception disabled veterans have about themselves.
  • Charlie worked with The Heroes Project, a veterans organization that has taken injured veterans to the top of the tallest peaks on six of the seven continents of the world.
  • Read more about his journey here, from Idaho Statesmen.

Credit to Idaho Statesmen for the video.

 

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Larry Broughton: From Special Forces To Entrepreneur Of The Year

How Larry Broughton Found His Calling And Is Helping Other Military Veterans Do The Same

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Larry is a CEO, Author, speaker, and former Army Green Beret. As the CEO of Broughton Hotels and Broughton Advisory, Larry has been awarded Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award. He’s been featured on CNBC, CNN and MSNBC and is a regular contributor to US Veterans magazine. In this episode, we chat about his lessons learned from his first job after the military and how he turned a job to support his education into his first business venture.

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