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As Americans all across the country celebrate Memorial Day weekend there is a vet who leads an organization that works to get jobs for our soldiers who return home from war.
The great thing to do decorated war veteran Brian stands executive director for hire heroes USA.
He's also a major player by the way in the world of -- about fighting in fact Brian is fighting Jorge Santiago tomorrow in las magazine joins.
Us now from Las Vegas like write great to see a fact that you you're doing such great work but I gotta talk about your fighting Greer first.
For those who don't know your background -- -- decorated.
You're graduate from the US naval academy of bachelor degree and sign a Bachelor of Science degree in economics.
Why do you do and he's ultimate fighting that you could be great strategy did this start at the end here.
While you know it was.
Just something that -- as a hobby of mine and I kept winning and that was afforded the opportunity to fight an organization is crazy Ultimate Fighting Championship.
And it really goes hand in hand with my work with higher here as USA.
-- the Ultimate Fighting Championship like us believes in something and that is that our nation's -- deserve not the second or third chance.
But the first chance at the American dream of mine when they come back from serving their country and it's just been a blessing really to be able leveraging my media I get -- of fighting championship.
For higher here as US senate -- you know our nation's veterans get the job.
What's annoying to David and myself is that you'd even have to do something like this -- mean they came back fighting for our country they are highly motivated workforce on balance.
And they're typically very well trained why is it such a challenge and what are you doing to make sure they do.
Get good jobs when they come back.
Well you know which -- cited it's it's on the corporate side.
And the employer side it's on the -- -- the first problem is that veterans aren't very good at communicating their skill set.
-- written resonate and be an interview skills because in the military let's face it.
We speak our own language we have tons of acronyms so higher here's USA has a three phase training program we train our veterans.
Re right -- -- make sure that -- answer what the job description job requirements are asking for.
For every job they applied for and we teach them how to quantify and communicate their skill sets and accomplishments.
To employers at the same time.
We recruit companies which were in a great position because -- erection spawned from a publicly traded.
Health -- company called net assets the chairman of our board -- artists is their CEO.
Made a lot -- help us recruit companies that want to hire veterans in we tell them about the amazing skill sets -- veterans have most importantly.
This skills that they have but the values.
Honor courage in -- that you're not gonna find that that's battle tested in the worst environment known to man you're not find any college grad who has those skills like these.
In the best employees in the world by the way we gotta go back have to ask if if have you ever run up against employer doesn't -- -- rehire vet and you knock on their door and say excuse me sir.
Something you need to do.
Absolutely I kind of loosened my tie a little bit medium but my coffee -- you'll be -- -- -- life.
Not you know sometimes there are Porsche stereotypes because we make such a big deal lot of post traumatic stress let me tell -- some about posttraumatic stress.
One of better comes home in May have responsibility.
Again and they're given a place in society and reintegrated.
They don't have post match -- master -- we've got to leave it that happy Memorial -- -- -- thank you thank you so much and thank you got so much artifacts -- join us.