In this episode, Conrad Washington (U.S. Marine Corps, Ret.) joins the podcast! Beyond discussing his current work with Veterans Affairs and collaborative efforts with The Warrior’s Journey, including eliminating veteran suicide, Conrad speaks to the immense value veterans bring to the table as they transition to civilian life.
Conrad serves as the Deputy Director with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiative (CFOI) within the Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs (OPIA). In this capacity, he provides collaborative strategic leadership to develop and cultivate partnerships with faith-based, non-profit, and community organizations. These partnerships assist to increase awareness of VA programs and services for veterans, their families, survivors, caregivers and other beneficiaries. He retired from the United States Marine Corps with 20 years of active duty service to include an infantry battalion combat tour in 2004 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Visit www.va.gov to discover all of the ways veterans and their families can find the support they need.
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