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Today we’re speaking with Navy Veteran Linda Maloney, CEO of Women Veteran Speakers and the Project Director of Proudly She Served project. Linda talks about her exciting 20 year career in the Navy, which includes being one of the first women in U.S. history to join a combat military flying squadron. Linda talks about her transition to the civilian world, how she ended up in entrepreneurship and gives some amazing tips to getting into Public Speaking.

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About Our Guest

Linda served 20 years in the Navy and was one of the first women in U.S. history in 1993 to join a combat military flying squadron. She also was the first woman to eject from a Martin Baker ejection seat from her A-6 aircraft in 1991 over the Atlantic Ocean. She retired from the Navy in 2004 and started her second career as a defense contractor, author and business owner. Linda also holds an MBA from DeVry University, Keller School of Management. Her first book – Military Fly Moms ~ Sharing Memories, Building Legacies, Inspiring Hope, was published in 2012, and is a biographical collection of the inspiring true stories and photographs of seventy women who shared the same two dreams becoming aviators in the military, and being moms. Ms. Maloney is also a business owner and CEO of Women Veteran Speakers, the first speakers agency of its kind offering exclusively exceptional women military veterans as event speakers, trainers, coaches and facilitators. Linda also is the Project Director for the Proudly She Served project, which highlights women who serve or who have served in the U.S. military, and through beautiful portraits and a coffee table book, tells their stories, highlight their service and sacrifice, raise awareness of the challenges many face when transitioning to life outside of the military.

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Veteran On the Move podcast has published over 250 episodes. Our listeners have the opportunity to hear in-depth interviews conducted by host Joe Crane. The podcast features people, programs and resources to assist veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship.  As a result, Veteran On the Move has over 1,000,000 verified downloads through Stitcher Radio, SoundCloud, iTunes and RSS Feed Syndication making it one of the most popular Military Entrepreneur Shows on the Internet Today.


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