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March 15th 2013:The Movement to Place Military Veterans in Green Jobs

Military veterans know what it means to work hard. They have leadership skills, an ability to adapt, team-oriented values, and a desire to continue serving their country. That’s why they expect to find good employment opportunities after leaving the service. They want a job that is well-suited to their skills and interests, and allows them to take care of themselves and their family. But when it comes to finding those jobs, veterans may not know where to start. Veterans Green Jobs can help. Veterans Green Jobs’ employment program matches veterans’ military experience to the skills needed by

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Greg Snyder

Greg Snyder served in the Iraq War and is a veteran of the U.S. Army Military Police. He has been hired to staff the West Coast office. The office is located at the California Conservation Corps’ headquarters building in Sacramento. Prior to joining Veterans Green Jobs, Snyder was a corps member conservationist with the California Conservation Corps. He has received training and/or certifications in chain saw management, flood mitigation, arboriculture, trail management and fuel reduction, and has volunteered more than 4,000 hours with AmeriCorps. He received a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Snyder was an air traffic controlle
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Andrew McFerrin

Andrew McFerrin is from Clovis, California. He joined the U.S. Army when he was a junior in high school. Now in his 11th year with the California National Guard, Andrew is a three-tour combat veteran. He joined the Veterans Green Jobs wildland firefighting program in April 2012, just one month after returning from his third tour. He was hired for the California Conservation Corps in Placerville, California. The day after his U.S. Forest Service training ended, he was hired as a firefighter on an Engine 33 with the El Dorado National Forest.
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John Toth

John Toth is Senior Director of Veterans Programs and a former United States Army Infantry Officer with over 21 years experience leading soldiers in challenging situations around the globe. During his career, John served tours in South Korea and Egypt, and was deployed to combat in Iraq. His assignments included the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions as well as the Pentagon. He is a graduate of the rigorous U.S. Army Ranger School and is a Master Parachutist and Pathfinder. He recently completed his final assignment as the Professor of Military Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder where he was responsible for training future officers for the Army. Passionate about Veteran issues,
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Martha Diepenbrock

Martha Diepenbrock is director of External Affairs for the California Conservation Corps (CCC). She was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown and is responsible for development, legislative affairs and communications. Martha rejoined the CCC where she worked in field and headquarters positions in the early days of the CCC. In the intervening years, she helped launch a public charter school in Oakland, and served in various capacities for youth development and policy organizations, including serving as founding director for the Los Angeles Conservation Corps.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 01/12/2017 09:00 01/12/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio Military veterans know what it means to work hard. They have leadership skills, an ability to adapt, team-oriented values, and a desire to continue serving their country. That’s why they expect to find good employment opportunities after leaving the service. They want a job that is well-suited to their skills and interests, and allows them to take care of themselves and their family. But when it comes to finding those jobs, veterans may not know where to start. Veterans Green Jobs can help. Veterans Green Jobs’ employment program matches veterans’ military experience to the skills needed by green sector employers, links them to training programs to provide them with skills in key subject areas, and connects them with available jobs. Tune in to learn more about VGJ’s work to connect military veterans with meaningful employment opportunities that serve our communities and environment. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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