Nov 15 2022
Honoring Our Veterans and Recognizing Their Contributions to our Society
Introducing Co-Host Albert R. Renteria
Retired Marine Corps chief warrant officer Albert R. Renteria served in the Marine Corps for 26 years. The ARRC® was founded by Albert R. Renteria April 1, 2000, and is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business advocating for the military and Veterans by providing expertise in business development and joint venture opportunities with commercial corporations.http://www.TheARRC.com/abouthttp://www.opps4vets.com/aboutThis Veterans Week we are celebrating and honoring Six veterans and their contributions within society:
Valerie Ormond: United States Navy CaptainDr. Tammy Foster-Knight: United States Air ForceLeonard Casiple: United States ArmyDaniel Garcia Payne: United States MarinesAlbert LaJeunesse: United States MarinesMarilyn Jackson: United States Air Force
Valerie Ormond retired as a Navy Captain after a 25-year career as an intelligence officer and then founded her own business, Veteran Writing Services, LLC. She provides companies and organizations professional writing, editing, and consulting services. Valerie has authored three novels centered around a military family. Believing In Horses, Believing In Horses, Too, and Believing In Horses Out West has won thirteen national and international awards including Gold Medals in the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) book awards and first place in the National Federation of Press Women’s national communication contest. Her fiction and non-fiction stories and poems have been published in ten books, and her articles have appeared internationally in magazines, newspapers, and blogs. For more information, please see www.believinginhorses.com and www.veteranwritingservices.com.Social Media:https://youtu.be/2GeDC7NBamADr. Tammy Foster-Knight brings 35 years of comprehensive blue-chip experience in military leadership, human capital development, business development, community service, and post-graduate academia. She spent 23+ years on active Air Force duty, entering in August 1987 as an Airman Basic/E-1. Having served in 10 different locations, including a 7-month deployment to Iraq, Dr. Foster-Knight retired in June 2011 as a Major/O-4, Manpower & Personnel officer. As an extension of her military service and the President of Dr. Tammy Foster-Knight, LLC; she advises organizations on the dynamics of leadership development, complex communications, and performance management.Social Media:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dr-tammy-foster-knightLeonard Casiple is a first-generation American who spent most of his 21-year career in US Army Special Operations as a Psychological Operations Specialist and Green Beret. He wakes up every day energized to help enhance the world. He finds meaning by deconstructing ideas, uncovering blind spots, and by seeking out new knowledge to map out efficient economic, political, and social ecosystems. His experience includes linguistics, area and cultural studies, strategic planning, operations, and crisis management, cross-regional logistics, and strategic community outreach.Daniel Garcia Payne was born and raised in San Jose, CA. He has been married 46 years to Mary Lynn Payne and they have two daughters Rachel and Rebecca. Daniel enlisted in the Marines on the 19th of July 1973. He had the intention of only doing 4 years then getting out and using the GI bill for college. He qualified for electronics school upon completion of boot camp and became a Missile Technician with a guided missile system. At the end of his enlistment, he was offered a re-enlistment bonus to re-enlist for another four years. Daniel took advantage of the offer and remained in the Marines for another four years. At the end of that time, he was offered another re-enlistment bonus and again re-enlisted. By this time consideration of making the Marines was discussed with his wife. He stayed in and put in for an Officers program. He was a single selection in his whole field with over two thousand applicants. Retired from the Marine Corps after 21 years of active-duty service and continued service as a federal government civilian. Current position is Senior Cyber Security Analyst for General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) in support of USAREUR in Wiesbaden Germany.Marilyn Jackson is a USAF Veteran (Electronic Crypto), Military Spouse (Army), and DoD Employee (Network Ops & Security & Intel) and is currently CEO of Undergrad Technologies, a Digital Technology and Engineering firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Marilyn has spent over two decades in senior-level assignments innovating and ushering Fortune 500 companies into the Digital Age. Before founding Undergrid Technologies, Marilyn was one of the leaders of Verizon Innovation Vertical Team, the forward-looking Think Tank for new digital products and services. Brought to you by J.C. Cooley Foundation "Equipping the Youth of Today for the Challenges of Tomorrow" and OPPs4Vets " Handshakes not Handouts".Support the show: http://www.cooleyfoundation.org/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.