After transitioning out of the military, Veterans often wonder, What’s next? This important question leads to wondering about a next career. Some often feel as though it’s too late, or that they’re too old to pursue a new goal or dream job. Navy Veteran Justin Nassiri thinks otherwise.

On this week’s episode of Borne the Battle, Nassiri shares his backstory and insight into how he was able to transition into civilian life while achieving his dreams. As a Stanford MBA alumnus, an disciplined entrepreneur and successful consultant, Nassiri’s thoughts on transition prove invaluable.

In this podcast, Nassiri discusses:

  • Key mentors during his time in service
  • Indispensable life experiences that guided him to his early and continued success
  • Stories of Veterans who were able to make it to the top
  • Practical advice for those looking to get started in a new career


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Hayoung Oh is a podcast intern with the VA’s Digital Media Engagement Team. He is currently an undergraduate at UC Berkeley studying Public Health.

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Published on Mar. 30, 2020

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  1. Gary D Sohn April 2, 2020 at 2:42 am

    I really enjoyed the podcast of Borne the Battle. It was very informative and motivating. Keep up the good work!

    • Tanner Iskra April 9, 2020 at 9:50 am

      Thank you Gary! Look forward to continue to bring you more episodes.

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