At Task & Purpose, we believe in helping veterans climb the ranks of every sector of the American economy.
And there’s little quite as American as professional sports.
That’s why Hirepurpose has teamed with the Sports and Entertainment Alliance in Technology conference in Miami this summer to educate veterans and transitioning service members about sports marketing and technology careers.
Selected veterans will be invited to attend a two-day conference in Miami Beach from July 20-22 with more than 700 executives from professional and college sports teams and venues.
The highlights of the event include a tour of the Marlins’ and Dolphins’ stadiums and a panel on transitioning from a military career to a career in sports and entertainment, moderated by Hirepurpose’s founder and CEO, Zach Iscol.
Also slated to appear on the panel are Brandon McNulty, a Navy veteran and the Chief Technology Officer of the International Speedway Corporation; Chip Suttles, a Navy veteran and the Vice President of Technology for the Seattle Seahawks. John Avenson, a Marine veteran and the Vice President of Technology for the Minnesota Twins; Denise Taylor, who as Chief Information Officer for AEG Worldwide employs several Veterans in her organization; and Jack Sumner, a Navy veteran and the Chief Information Officer for the Ladies Professional Golf Association.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs paid $13,000 over a three-month period for a senior official's biweekly commute to Washington from his home in California, according to expense reports obtained by ProPublica.
Staff Sgt. John Eller conducts pre-flights check on his C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 3 prior to taking off from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii for a local area training mission. Sgt. Eller is a loadmaster from the 535th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks at the annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert
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A pair of U.S. Navy Grumman F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron VF-211 Fighting Checkmates in flight over Iraq in 2003/Department of Defense
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It looks like the old war plane will be coming out of retirement for more than just a cameo. A number of recently surfaced photos show an F-14 Tomcat aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, alongside Cruise and members of the film's production crew, the Drive's Tyler Rogoway first reported earlier this week.