Ep: 168 – Ashley Marie Gorbulja-Maldonado

In this episode we sit down with Army Veteran and Founder/CEO of GuideOn Education Consulting LLC, Ashley Marie Gorbulja-Maldonado.  Take a listen as we get the opportunity to learn about Ashley and everything she has accomplished at an early age. From Entrepreneur, Legionnaire to Veteran Program Consultant, to 2019 Ms. Veteran America Semi-Finalist, Ashley is always on the go and helping others in the veteran community reach their full potential. Hear what her “Decision Hour” is and what’s next for her.

Check out her website: https://guideoneducation.com

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“The Real State of the Veteran-Owned Business World” (I Promise Not To Make You Sick)

A comment was made to me several months ago by a Fortune 500 top-level executive. I was approaching them on the subject of my own company and before I could describe it, this is what he said, “John, I know you’re a veteran, so please don’t take offense…but, if I see another apparel, coffee, or gadget veteran start-up business, I’m going to get sick!” He actually used the S-word. Sheepishly, I chuckled because he was speaking of me as well. But, oh boy, I was miffed inside. I so wanted to react and let him have it. I wanted to defend my veteran brothers, sisters, and myself who had the courage to believe in something bigger than ourselves AND to start a business of …

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“Living A Life in 3D” (Tactics that Work)

[Definition: A drill sergeant is a symbol of excellence in initial entry army training, an expert in all warrior tasks and battle-drills, lives the Army values, exemplifies the warrior ethos, and most importantly- is the epitome of the Army as a profession.]


I remember the first time I heard something poignant about the realities of life. It was when I was an Army recruit going through my Basic Training and it came from a drill sergeant. Here’s the story: My platoon had once again found itself half right, face and holding the front-lean-and-rest position in a muddy field. The Senior Drill Sergeant with his cadre nearby was giving us another ration of his philosophy about life. It was nothing but …

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Ep: 167 – TBI Warrior Foundation

Great show lined up for you today as Adam & Patti talk with U.S. Army retired Sergeant First Class Victor Medina, MRC, CRC who is a Purple Heart recipient, and his with his wife Dr. Roxana Delgado.  They are the founders of TBI WarriorÒFoundation.

Victor and Roxana decided to reach beyond their own struggles and advocate for other Veterans with TBI, becoming National Traumatic Brain Injury Advocates. They identified gaps in TBI diagnosis and treatment, which they brought to the attention of military and civilian leadership to help shape new military healthcare policies: a mission that would eventually result in a Congressional Record. They are both active in the military, veteran and caregiver community.

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Ep: 135 – Military Child Education Coalition

NEW SHOW! In this episode Adam and Patti talk with Judy Glennon and Cindy Simerly from Military Child Education Coalition! They are a non-profit organization whose vision is that every military-connected child is college, workforce and life-ready.  Their mission, is to ensure inclusive, quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, transition, deployment and family separation.

Tune in as Judy and Cindy go over the different programs they offer and how they are helping military families across the nation … all for the sake of the child!

Be sure to follow their social media and check out their website

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/MilitaryChild

Twitter – https://twitter.com/MilitaryChild

Websites – https://www.militarychild.org

Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/user/MilitaryChild

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