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Las Vegas organization helps connect veterans with careers | News | fox5vegas.com

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — The founders behind a new organization in the valley want to help connect veterans with careers after their military service. 

The Charlie-Mike Foundation is a veteran-run organization that focuses on preparing veterans for civilian life. The organization works with veterans through education, certification or assistance with interviews and resumes.

“Charlie-Mike” is the military code phrase for “continue mission,” or pushing through adversity no matter the difficulties. 

“Some people might see this person was an infantryman but what does that mean in the civilian world if your looking for say a technical job?” said Mike Del Prado the President of Charlie Mike Foundation. “You know leaderships skills, time management, ability to cope with difficult situations, so they are key soft qualities that come with a veteran regardless of what they did in the service. That’s the foundation that any employer is looking for.”

“The reason I’m doing this workshop to translate those skills, put it into words that the civilian workforce could interpret, I had trouble putting into words what I did in the military,” said veteran Daniel Escobedo. “Military terminology is a lot more difficult than civilian terminology, like executive versus officer, supervisor, you really have to find the right words and it goes a long way.”

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Caffeinate & Collaborate

Charlie-Mike Foundation is hosting Caffeinate & Collaborate for Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021

Bus Passes Will be Dropped off for Those in Need 

WHAT:
The Charlie-Mike Foundation (CMF), a new locally based foundation established to connect veterans with employment after military service, will host “Caffeinate and Collaborate” in honor of Veterans Day on Thursday, Nov. 11. Attendees will enjoy complimentary coffee, donuts and bagels, while learning how the Charlie-Mike Foundation serves the local veterans’ community.

WHO:
Charlie-Mike Foundation connects veterans with local resources enabling them to create a personalized path for the successful transition out of the military and into their next career. The organization was founded by Mike Del Prado, a U.S. veteran and chief executive officer of Las Vegas-based Executive Option, a business consulting firm specializing in enterprise project management and recovery. “Charlie-Mike” is the military code phrase for “continue mission,” or pushing through adversity no matter the difficulties. CMF offers veterans access to trained career mentors, personal and family-oriented career plans driven by the veteran’s health, financial and individualized needs, as well as ongoing and long-term career support and resources. Interested veterans can sign up for CMF’s services here.

WHEN:
Thursday, Nov. 11
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

WHERE:
Executive Option
8945 W Russell Road Suite 150
Las Vegas, NV 89148