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    Veteran Entrepreneurship: From Green Beret to Business Owner

    The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program helped this veteran turn his business ideas into reality and eased his transition into civilian life.   Scott Neil, 48, a former Green Beret and advisor to Special Forces, had been warned repeatedly about the … Continue reading

    Your Resume is Your Mission Plan

    The purpose of your professional resume is not to regurgitate everything you’ve ever done in your professional career onto paper. It is not a list of daily activities under job title headings. Your resume builds towards and highlights your professional … Continue reading

    How to Interview for a Job in the Civilian Sector

    Interviews are a critical step in the job search process. Here’s what transitioning military members and veterans need to know to succeed.   Service members are used to taking on difficult missions and employing a methodical, step-by-step approach to overcoming … Continue reading

    First Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program: a Rousing Success

    The inaugural Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program has given numerous veterans the knowledge and support they need to make their dream of launching their own business a reality.   Four years ago, Bradley Cantrell, 33, an active duty serviceman working as … Continue reading

    An Army Veteran Launches His Post-Military Life in Florida

    Florida offered a near-perfect climate, endless outdoor activities, in-state tuition and a warm family atmosphere.   Kyle Lee, 27, an Army veteran who is studying nursing, greets several classmates in a light-filled building on the Southshore campus of Hillsborough Community … Continue reading

    This Florida Veteran Dedicates Himself to Helping Others Transition

    The efforts of people like Mike Marzella make Florida one of the nation’s most supportive states for veterans.   When Mike Marzella transitioned out of the U.S. Army in 2004, he made the decision to return to his home state—Florida. … Continue reading

    For This Veteran, Florida Was the Ideal Place to Build a Business

    The CEO of DreamWare Inc. has found that South Florida and veterans are a boom to his tech enterprise   Bryan Harmon, a former marine, stands in front of a whiteboard in the soaring space in Bonita Springs, Florida that … Continue reading

    Join our team at Veterans Florida!

      Job Title: Budget and Grants Manager Location: Tallahassee, Florida Salary: $35,000 – $47,500 per year     Apply Now   Summary: Veterans Florida seeks a creative, well-organized, and experienced individual for the position of Budget and Grants Manager. The … Continue reading

    These Veterans Came to Florida to Get Their Degree

    Florida eases the transition between military service and civilian life with veteran-friendly campuses and businesses.   Desheun Hines and his wife Patricia are strolling across the lush University of Tampa campus where Desheun is pursuing a Business Management major in … Continue reading

    Basics of the VA Home Loan Guarantee Program

    Step-by-step instructions on how to obtain a VA Mortgage By Juan C. Jimenez, VA Mortgage Loan Specialist, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. Our country affords our veterans the opportunity to obtain a mortgage for a home with no money down and … Continue reading