Workshops for Warriors

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Today we’re speaking with Navy Veteran Hernán Luis y Prado, Founder of Workshops for Warriors. Hernán speaks about his Navy career as a Hospital Corpsman and Surface Warfare Officer and how his military career inspired him to start Workshops for Warriors. Workshops for Warriors mission is to provide quality training, accredited STEM educational programs, and opportunities to earn third party nationally recognized credentials to enable veterans, transitioning service members, and other students to be successfully trained and placed in their chosen advanced manufacturing career field.

 

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About Our Guest

Hernán Luis y Prado served in the United States Navy for 15 years as a Hospital Corpsman and then as a Surface Warfare Officer. Hernán saw three combat tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is a graduate of the Navy Surface Warfare Officer School, where he completed the Chief Engineering Officer and Combat Systems Officer curricula. His personal decorations include the Navy Achievement Medal and Combat Action Ribbon, as well as various unit and service awards.

An accomplished businessman and civic leader, Hernán was recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change for Workshops for Warriors extensive efforts and notable achievements in helping veterans successfully transition from the military into advanced manufacturing careers.

In 2014, Hernán received the Keith M. Turnham Humanitarian Award in recognition of his military service and his continued commitment to serving the communities of San Diego. In 2015, Hernán was recognized by the California State Legislature as the 80th Assembly District for 2015 Veteran of the Year, and more recently, CEO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal in 2017.

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About Our Sponsors

 

Navy Federal Credit Union

May is military appreciation month and Navy Federal wants to celebrate the commitment that connects them to their military members, So Visit navyfederal.org/celebrate to check out our member exclusive offers during Military Appreciation Month.

Navy Federal Credit Union, has made it their mission to help their military members for over 85 years, and I’ve been a member for the last 31 years

During Military Appreciation Month, they want to celebrate the commitment that connects them to their military members.

I became a Navy Federal Member in 1990 when I first went on active duty and Many of their employees are military family members, reservists, or Veterans themselves, so they get the military.

They offer resources like Best Cities After Service and Best Careers After Service to help veterans transition to civilian life and long after my retirement in 2013, I’m still a Navy Federal member.

They have 24/7 customer service and support. So they’re here for you whenever you need them.

Most of my fellow Marines are Navy Federal members, like Bump, Gromit, Fraiser and Bones just to name a few.

So Visit navyfederal.org/celebrate to check out our member exclusive offers during

Military Appreciation Month, or share your shout-out With hashtag #MissionMilitary

Navy Federal is Insured by NCUA.

 

AirMedCare Network

 

Emergency air medical transport can be expensive, and with all the sacrifices you’ve made to protect our country, you deserve financial peace of mind. An AMCN membership can protect your family and finances, allowing you to worry less about what matters most. 

AirMedCare Network provides access to life-saving emergency care around the country, and their members enjoy an added value. Members pay NO out of pocket costs for emergency air medical transport when flown by an AMCN provider.  In a life or death situation, you don’t have time to worry about cost.

Emergency medical air transport can be expensive, and health insurance may not cover the full cost. For as little as $85 a year, an AirMedCare Network membership covers your entire household. It’s security no family should be without.

For a limited time, as a Veteran on the Move listener, you’ll get up to a $50 eGift Card when you join. Visit AirMedCareNetwork.com forward slash vet and use offer code VET.

 

Cigars International

Cigars International is home to the largest humidor in America. All the brands you know and love are available here, from the big top-selling national brands to the small boutique cigar makers. Cigars from Nicaragua, The Dominican Republic, Honduras, Ecuador, The Bahamas, America – you name it, they’ve got it.

If you’re a golfer,  they’ve got all the right choices for a round of 18, and all the right gizmos and gadgets to make it as easy as possible – Wind proof torches, crushproof travel cases, and clips that attach to the golf cart.

They also have GREAT cigar deals, from their Daily Cigar Deals to Weekly Specials to their Cigar Of The Month Club.

 

Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry. They’re the kings of making all-star sampler packs (like a variety pack of craft beer, but better) that lets you get a little taste of everything.

  • Right now Cigars International is offering our listeners 10% OFF your order PLUS free shipping. To take advantage of these incredible savings, simply go to cigarsinternational.com and use my Promo code VETERAN when you are ready to check out. 

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