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A New Battle Plan: How Veterans Prepare for Life After the Military

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Hearst Media Center

645 Albany-Shaker Road

Albany, NY 12211

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Join us for an event highlighting the challenges of local veterans as they make the transition from military to civilian life. Be prepared to hear the success stories of veterans who've returned to the Capital Region.

Keynote Speaker: Michael Abrams

Abrams is the Executive Director of the Columbia University Center for Veteran Transition and Integration. He is also the founder of the FourBlock Foundation, an organization that helps bridge the gap between returning veterans and the business community.

Panelists:

  • Michael C. Swezey, Army Brigadier General, Retired; Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

  • Martin Dinan, Army Colonel, Retired; Director of Veteran Enrollment at The College of Saint Rose, Albany

  • Carrie Farley, President for the Department of New York, American Gold Star Mother Inc.

  • Breanna Sisson, US Navy Veteran and sophomore at The College of Saint Rose

Who should attend this event:

  • Veterans and service members exploring options

  • Families and children of veterans interested in learning about opportunities

  • Anyone who wants to hear inspirational stories about veterans who have returned to our community


A New Battle Plan is presented by the Veteran Center at the College of Saint Rose. The contributing sponsor is SEFCU.


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