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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Patriot Group gives veterans new job opportunities

By Lance Cpl. Sarah Wolff-Diaz | Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton | August 31, 2012

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The Patriot Group Inc. hosted a job fair at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 30. Representatives from technical schools and colleges gave classes on resume writing and interview skills. TPGI aims to help veterans, active duty military and dependants find the right job after the military.

The Patriot Group Inc. hosted a job fair at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 30. Representatives from technical schools and colleges gave classes on resume writing and interview skills. TPGI aims to help veterans, active duty military and dependants find the right job after the military. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Sarah Wolff-Diaz)


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A Marine discusses career options with a San Diego County Sheriff during The Patriot Group Inc. job fair at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 30.

A Marine discusses career options with a San Diego County Sheriff during The Patriot Group Inc. job fair at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 30. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Sarah Wolff-Diaz)


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MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. --  The Patriot Group, Inc. hosted a job fair at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 30.

The job fair included military and veteran friendly employers, colleges, trade and technical schools, and universities.

According to TPGI website, “Our Mission is to provide the highest professional military hiring events, education and resource fair services for our active duty military, veterans and their spouses and families, in order to help our Military and Veteran community find meaningful employment, quality education and much needed resources.”

Several vendors attended the event in order to provide opportunities for Marines of all skill level to receive information on employment, education and other resources.

“There are definitely a variety of vendors here,” said Capt. Gregory Moore, the company commander for Combat Logistics Regiment 17. “I actually called a couple of my Marines who are preparing to get out, and told them to come down here.”

Courses on resume writing and interview skills were also beneficial to those who are preparing to reenter the civilian world.

“Whether Marines are here for an employer, one of the resources or to take part in the training all of our attendees get an equal look at everything,” said David Dickey, the president of TPGI.

For more information on TPGI, visit http://www.thepatriotsgrp.com/career-fair-support/



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