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Lima Charlie News reports on issues concerning veterans, including policy & legislation, healthcare, career, outreach & education.

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Veteran Entrepreneurship – Good for Veterans – Good for The Economy

Military service and small business ownership seem to go hand-to-hand. Consider the following facts. Veterans are 20% more likely to be self-employed than non-veterans, accounting for an increase in veteran-owned businesses in excess of 100,000 between 2007 and 2012. Small businesses account for 80% of… Keep Reading

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Reflecting on the Personal Consequences of Combat

Hyper-vigilance, unfortunately, for many veterans cannot simply be turned off. It can seep into everyday life, as its consequences tend to impact not only the veteran, but a multitude of others who interact with the veteran. Luckily, there is a growing number of people who… Keep Reading

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LunaCap Veteran Entrepreneurs Pitch Night 2017

The transfer from military to civilian life looms large for veterans. The skills, culture, and experiences that are necessary to the military are not easy to translate into civilian life, and it is not a coincidence that unemployment among post 9-11 veterans is a full… Keep Reading

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State of the American Veteran Conference 2017 – Teaser

Lima Charlie News is the proud Media Sponsor of the “State of the American Veteran Conference 2017” #SAVC, presented by the USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.  Stay tuned! For more information. Keep Reading

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DACA Dreamers – my family story

My dad, Jose Louis Perez, was the youngest of 10 children. He was born in Mexico. In the early 60’s, his parents decided that life in Mexico didn’t present the opportunities that America did. It was at that time my grandparents decided to come to America.… Keep Reading

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Do you know Paul Capon?

How did I get here? Paul Capon Managing Partner, LunaCap Ventures Paul Capon will lead the discussion at the 2017 Veteran Entrepreneur Pitch Night About LunaCap Ventures Creating Opportunities: LunaCap Ventures provides venture debt financing to early stage companies with Military, Women and Minority (MWM)… Keep Reading

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