Andrew Loeb

Editor's Note: The following story highlights a veteran at FedEx Ground. Committed to including talented members of the military community in its workplace, FedEx Ground is a client of HirePurpose, a Task & Purpose sister company. Learn more here.

Throughout their military service, veterans gain unique skills that often do not relate to the civilian world. During his 20-plus years in the Army, Andrew Loeb grew as a soldier and built his military resume. When he was ready to enter the civilian world, he was unclear how his military experience would be received.

Luckily for Loeb, he found his way to FedEx Ground, where he is using his military background to support the company mission.

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Ronald Burke

Editor's Note: The following story highlights a veteran at Abbott. Committed to including talented members of the military community in its workplace, Abbott is a client of Hirepurpose, a Task & Purpose sister company. Learn more here.

Leaving military service is a daunting task. For Desert Storm veteran Ronald Burke, that was certainly the case. However, Burke managed to ease the process by finding a company that allowed him to continue his passion – helping others. That connection gave clarity and purpose to his transition from the Army to working for Abbott Laboratories.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristine M. Gruwell

No matter where you've been with the military, it's time to be sure — and proud — of where you're going when you get out. Regardless of your MOS, you have a path forward in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle field through the undergraduate programs available in person and online at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

And, just to prove it to you, we're going to take 5 completely random and different military occupational specialties and show you how the skills translate.

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Spring has officially sprung and with that comes warmer weather.

It's time to break that cabin fever by soaking up mass quantities of vitamin B12 courtesy of that big heat tab in the sky. A great way to execute that mission is by attending hundreds of free events throughout the country courtesy of Veteran Tickets Foundation. Baseball season is in full "swing" and Vet Tix has plenty of tickets for MLB teams throughout the country. If baseball games aren't your bag, check out some of other exciting events they have tickets for.

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Otis Hill (Navy Veteran, Comcast Cooperative Educational Program)

The following story highlights a veteran at Comcast. Committed to including talented members of the military community in its workplace, Comcast is a client of Hirepurpose, a Task & Purpose sister company. Learn more here.

After eight years as a Navy intelligence specialist, Otis Hill was ready to continue his education. Before the Navy, he had spent two years in college, but felt like he was "just spinning his wheels."

After his military experience, he was ready to complete a degree. HirePurpose caught up with Hill to learn more about his inspiring journey through service, education, and career.

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Vet Tix

Now that the holidays are over and 2019 has kicked off, the warmer temperatures of Spring are a great time to start the season off by spending quality time with your family and friends. An easy and inexpensive way to accomplish that is by taking them to some of the many family themed that Vet Tix has tickets available for throughout the country.

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