Pink Slips And Military Downsizing: How to Prepare In Case You Get The Boot

The recent news tell of downsizing in the army. Even if it is just the army (for now), we feel that this is a topic worth discussing. As everything is starting to wind down it is only natural that downsizing happens in the military. Pink Slips are being given to thousands of military soldiers who have just served from Afghanistan. This will mean that there will be about 70,000 men and … [Read more...]

Military Tribes – Connecting Veterans

Seth Godin, in his book “Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us” really gives that word a deeper more profound meaning. It is especially profound because to us, the military is a tribe. Veterans are also a tribe within ourselves. We are a special group that is connected to a leader, connected to one another and connected to an idea. Click here to listen to the iTunes version  of Military … [Read more...]

Interview With Dan Auito; Business, Marketing and Technology Master : High Speed Low Drag Podcast #6

Business, marketing and technology are where Dan’s skills, talents and ability is focused. He is responsible for starting up and running 6 businesses and have a couple more on the way. Entrepreneurship really is the core of everything that Dan does. HSLD: Besides the little background that we’ve give about you, could you tell us a little more about yourself? Dan: I am an entrepreneur … [Read more...]

11 Things That Confuse Veterans In The Civilian World

While each veteran’s experience may be highly different from each other’s, there is no doubt that there are some striking and even universal similarities too. One of the main things is that going back to the real world AKA the civilian world after serving can not only be daunting but can also be confusing as well. While there are so many things that can be considered confusing High Speed Low … [Read more...]

Founder Story – Tom Morkes : High Speed Low Drag Podcast #4

After we did the first two interviews of High Speed Low Drag’s first two founders, we thought it was only fitting to round it up with its third. HSLD’s third founder is Tom Morkes. Below is his story from his time to the military up to his experiences as a civilian. Read up because we’re pretty sure you’re bound to pick up a couple of life lessons from what he has to say too! Tom … [Read more...]