GallantFew's Raider Project's War on Veteran Suicide and Transition



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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, info@gallantfew.org

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