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4 Tips for Veteran Transitions From a Vet Who’s Been There
Brian shares his transition to civilian life after a career in the military and how Cisco is a great place to work for Vets.
Mission Moments: From the Navy to Cisco, a Story of Still Serving
In honor of Veterans Day, we’ve asked veteran Naval Officer Tina Swallow, a current Cisco leader, to share her story of service in both the Navy and in the private .
An Update on Cisco’s Veterans Program
Over the past year, we’ve focused on helping veterans find jobs in today’s digital economy through IT training and employment programs, as well as partnerships with local and state governments.
Innovative Pilot Program Reskills Military Veterans for IT Careers
Arodi Grullon Fernandez spent 12 years in the U.S. military, traveling around the world as a member of the Marine Corps. He’s deployed twice to Afghanistan, once to Iraq, and served countless hours on military bases around the United States. Still, his time as a maintenance chief and platoon sergeant didn’t fully prepare Arodi for […]
The Unique Perspective Veterans Bring to Businesses
Veterans like Stan Roberts have served our country in a myriad of ways. As a United States Marine, Stan served three tours in Iraq. He received many combat-related awards before he lost his leg and was medically retired. After 11 years with the military, Stan had to reset his plans of entering law enforcement, where […]
Celebrating 10 Years of Giving: Employees Give Back with Care Packages for U.S. Military Members
Led by Cisco’s Veterans Enablement and Troop Support ERO, four sites — San Jose, Ohio, Herndon and Research Triangle Park — held Cisco’s annual Memorial Care Package Drive in honor of Major John D. Gerrie, United States Air Force (USAF). Major Gerrie lost his life January 16, 2016 supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. His spouse, Amy, is […]
What Memorial Day Means to Me
This post was written by guest blogger Douglas Roberts, a Cisco Communications Manager, Country Digitization. Douglas is a U.S. Army Veteran. I would love to say that Memorial Day plus planes equals scuba diving in Hawaii or visiting distant relatives in New Zealand. For me though, I think of C-17 cargo planes. The worst part of deploying […]