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GallantFew's Raider Project's War on Veteran Suicide and Transition
DALLAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GallantFew has been
extremely successful in the US Army Ranger veteran community attacking
unemployment, suicide, and PTSD. Building on this experience they
have created The Raider Project to support Marine Special Operations
Command (MARSOC) and the United States Marine Corps. With Veteran
suicide averaging 22 Veterans a day GallantFew and GallantFew's Raider
Project take a different approach to this problem.
The Raider Project is composed of MARSOC veterans and is available to
interact closely with active duty or veteran Marines in order that
they achieve a smooth, peaceful and successful transition to the
community of their choice. Their volunteers are all former Marines
that have gone through transition and emerged successful.
One of the greatest challenges to overcome during transition is
isolation. Connecting with someone with the same military experience
provides the transitioning veteran a trusted counselor/mentor that
speaks the same language and has equivalent experiences. GallantFew is
also establishing local coordinators all over the United States to
hold events and networking functions. It is important to build a
nationwide network of mentors-in-waiting, so that when the next Raider
lands he or she has already been connected locally. This proactive
approach heads off potential issues with transition before they occur,
based on the experience of having gone through it.
GallantFew's Raider Project seeks to build on our corporate internal
network of active and former Marines to provide professional support
in employment. We want every Marine in our network to connect with an
internal resource at a potential employer before ever sending a resume
through the corporate upload process. This internal champion can
assist in translating the military skills represented on the resume to
those best suited for the corporation.
In the short time that GallantFew's Raider Project has started they
have already expanded their global network to over 100,000 people in
addition to the already established GallantFew network.
For support or to get involved with GallantFew's Raider Project find
them on Facebook or our website! For Active or former Combat Arms
Marines join the professional networking group on LinkedIn.
Contact: Karl Monger, 316-249-0218, email@example.com
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/Web Site: http://www.gallantfew.org
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