Locals to Serve Veterans at Annual Christmas Day Dinner

CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Are you taking a day to enjoy Christmas with your family?

Johan Engman decided the best way to spend Christmas Day is with our veterans.

Johan is the founder & owner of Rise & Shine Restaurant Group and along with Dara Morgan, a representative from Wounded Warrior Project San Diego stopped by Morning Extra to share more about the tradition of giving back.

Veterans can register for the free Christmas dinner by clicking here.Continue reading

Our “Military Community Support Services Expo” Title Sponsor: JP Morgan Chase Bank

GoHireAVet‘s “Pivot to the Pacific” Military Community Support Services Expo Title Sponsor is JP Morgan Chase Bank, who will have their “Military & Veteran Recruiting Directors there at our event to provide interested Military Veterans, Active Duty, Reserves, their spouses and families information on the many employment opportunities with JP Morgan Chase Bank not only here in the local San Diego region but also across the United States.

GoHireAVet and the local San Diego non-profit organization Pay It Forward Media present the “Pivot to the Pacific” Military Community Support Services Expo happening this Friday Nov. 13th from 1100 to 1400 PST at the Military Auto Center located at: 9323 Activity Rd., San Diego, CA 92126 just a few blocks from MCAS Miramar (Marine Corp Air Station) For more complete details you can visit our “Pivot to the Pacific” Military Services Expo.

GoHireAVet features Live Virtual Jobs, Careers, Business Opportunities, Housing and Military Community Support Services for Veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, Military Spouses and their families in support our our Military Troops both here at home in the United States of America and across the world.

This upcoming Military Community Support Services Expo features:

JP Morgan Chase Bank (The Title Sponsor for our Military Community Support Services Expo)
Grand Canyon University (GCU will present a FREE Seminar on “Utilizing Your GI Bill” at Grand Canyon University)
Pay It Forward Media (Our 501 (c) Non-profit Partner)
New Horizons Computer Learning Schools
Realty One Group – the nation’s fastest growing real estate company
Everest Escrow – a division of Realty One Group
Goodwill San Diego
VA of La Jolla (PTSD Research Study Volunteers are needed!)Continue reading

Stand Down a Veterans Villages of San Diego Event That Helps Save Lives

For 28 years now Veterans Villages of San Diego produces an event called Stand Down each summer in July that helps struggling U.S. Military Veterans get a “Hand Up & Not A Hand Out”.

I know it all too well as in 2013 I attended my first Stand Down after hitting complete bottom in life after struggling for a few years after the real estate bubble burst and the U.S. economy tanked.   I had the intention that it was going to be a weekend camping trip and then I was “checking out”, but Stand Down saved my life.

What is a Stand Down?Continue reading