Veteran’s Interview I chose to interview my very own grandfather, Micheal Corley. He is currently fifty-five, however, he was just 22 when his military career began. I was told that working in construction was slowing down at the time, which caused him to join the army, and even leave his family for a while. His branch of service is the Army National Guard, and his rank is Sargent E-5. Unlike most men in the army, my grandfather was a medic wartec. This means that he assisted in the hospital. I actually find this kind of ironic, considering his medical history of being accident prone. My grandfather is an extremely hilarious man, which led me to believe that I could get a lot of amusing stories out of him during the time he served. He told me of a night when a few of his friends in the same barrack decided to get drunk on Bacardi. Him being the only sober one, he was left to help his friends who obviously weren’t thinking straight at the time. One by one, he eventually got all of them to the top of the hill where the barrack was located. Trying to get them properly into bed was an even harder task. One friend got tangled in a net, and ended up spending the night in it. Another one just so happened to have to use the restroom so badly that he fell asleep in the port-a- potty. The next morning they went on a wild goose hunt for one of the friend’s wallet who lost it the night before. That story isn’t necessarily pertaining to a war conflict or in battle, but it is
[Insert veteran name here]
Served in the Navy as a damage controlman. Has one Child, 3 step children and 3 step-grandchildren. Served from 1996-1998, discharged due to illness.
Q- Were you afraid to go to the Navy when you enlisted?
A- Not afraid, just anxious. Your mind races, until you get there and see that it’s not as bad as you thought it would be.
Q- How did your wife and children feel about you going
A- I actually discussed it with my wife, it was a decision we made…
and veterans. In veterans there is a lot of cultural diversity with individuals ranging in backgrounds from all over including African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, and Caucasian-Americans. Veterans suffer from a wide range of mental illnesses including depression, PTSD, anxiety, suicide, and substance abuse. PTSD is one of the most common mental health problems that veterans face after returning from war. According to Loo (1994), individuals that are ethnic minority veterans tend…
be treated fairly.
Image courtesy of Kerrie Torrez
We support veterans
and their families.
green initiatives for
our workplace and
We support your
input on our changing
Goodwill Homeless Veterans
Resume and interview
Wardrobe and travel assistance
Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs
Republic of Korea
- Strengthen a cooperative framework with young generations of the UN Allied nations
- Deepen the understanding of the Korean War and its effects on the Korean peninsula and the world
- Provide an opportunity to young generations around the world to learn and experience Korea
- Invite grandchildren of Korean War veterans from UN Allied nations which dispatched…
English 101 Effective Essay Writing
October 7, 2012
As of December 2009, over 3.3 million American troops have been sent overseas into Iraq and Afghanistan alone; 793,000 of them have been deployed more than once. (Tan, 2009) Sadly, not all of our troops return home alive and many that do face many challenges ahead. Physical wounds surly do not go unnoticed. They are fairly common in war time situations and are even shown in war movies. They show…
*Post ads on craigslist and other internet entities for recruitment
*Train new employees
*Answer inbound calls for company
Department of Defense. Fort Lee,VA
Human Resources Assistant, February 2009 to Present
* Interview applicants to verify personal information to initiate background checks
* Review contracts with applicants after enlistment in the Delayed Entry Program
* Assemble enlistment kits in accordance with regulations and directives
University of Phoenix Material
Job Description and Recruiting Strategies Worksheet
Conduct an interview with someone who has a career or job position that is different from your own. Identify the duties associated with his or her position, as well as any skills and abilities necessary for the position. Use the information gathered in the interview, as well as the Week 3 readings, to complete the following worksheet. Answer each question in paragraph format.
1. What are the duties…
Change Homeless Veterans
College Comp II CM220
January 14, 2015
A Need for Change Homeless Veterans
Men and women who have went to war, come home to experience many problems that lead to homelessness (Shumsky, 2012). It is estimated that there are approximately 200,000 veterans who are homeless on any particular night and many of these veterans experience homelessness with the first year of being home from war. Many of these veterans experience…
from being in the military, however the military don’t care of the wounds or mental stress suffered and would call on me when the time come. There are many groups that I myself can speak about like the CCVA, IAVA and LGBTVA that have helped combat veterans’ cope with the transition between military ideologies implanted in our souls to a civilian mentality. I have been in many studies and groups that want to educate people on military transition hurdlers that we face every day.
Long before I joined…
Training Day with the Largo Fire Explorers
Lieutenant Andrew Dixon is a veteran of 20 years with the Largo Fire Department in
Florida, on his time off, he is in charge of the Largo Fire Rescue charted Fire Explorer Post #941. This
great program, is been given the opportunity, for almost twenty years, to hundreds of young adult,
interested of pursue a carrier on emergency services, to take their first steps.
This interview took place in the training facility of the Largo Fire Rescue, where we…