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May 19, 2009

Making The Transition

Like many of today's veterans, Brian Iglesias came home from the war expecting to put his skills as a Marine to good use in the civilian workforce. That didn't happen. Despite his high academic achievements and military honors, Brian struggled to find an entry-level job.

Brian eventually realized he had to go it alone and become an entrepreneur. He talks with Dick Gordon about the program that helped him convert his military instincts to business acumen. Brian has now become a filmmaker with his own production company. He's making a documentary about Korean War veterans, and he says hearing their stories about the tough transition to civilian life is also helping him.

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