We are laser-focused on lowering the high rate of military veteran suicide; homelessness; and problematic transitions to the public and private sector.

We create educational, entertaining and inspirational content and promote programs and organizations that uplift and guide members of the Military Community to recreate the sense of community and purpose they had when serving in uniform.

Our goal is help make their transition out of the military and into civilian life a low stress and highly successful endeavor. Our content assists active-duty military members, veterans, spouses and their families leverage the lessons learned from other transitioning veterans; educate organizations on the value of hiring veterans; and direct the Military Community to our Mission Partners, who provide services and support to help them have successful transitions.


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A podcast series focusing on veterans and members of the military community transitioning into civilian life. Tune in to hear their stories, advice, and how they navigated through challenging times.

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Life After The Military: Dr. Crystal Redding

Interested in learning how a clinical psychologist supports the premier military counterterrorist unit in the world? Want to learn how a clinical psychologist saved the life of a senior officer? If you answered yes to these questions, then listen to/view this powerful episode of the Life After the Military podcast with Dr. Crystal Redding.Read More

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Life After The Military: Tim Cochrane, former Marine Corps Electronics Technician

Life After The Military: Tim Cochrane, former Marine Corps Electronics Technician

Tim discusses his life’s journey from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as an electronics technician to American…Read More
Life After the Military: LTC (Retired) Ken Patterson

Life After the Military: LTC (Retired) Ken Patterson

Listen to/watch this awesome new Life After the Military episode with our good friend and exceptional leader, LTC (Ret) Ken…Read More
Life After the Military: Second Class Petty Officer Alfredo Torres

Life After the Military: Second Class Petty Officer Alfredo Torres

In this episode of Life After the Military, Howie and Lee talk with Alfredo about the work he does with…Read More
Life After the Military - Madeline Moulder

Life After the Military – Madeline Moulder

Do you want to meet a Superhero? Are you a Military Spouse? Meet the military spouse version of Captain America:…Read More
Life After the Military - Michelle Penczak

Life After the Military – Michelle Penczak

You’ll want to listen to this week’s episode of Life After the Military podcast with military spouse and entrepreneurial business…Read More
Life After the Military - CAPT (Retired) Steve Jordon

Life After the Military – CAPT (Retired) Steve Jordon

Are you a military veteran or spouse who needs access to free legal services? Are you fighting legal battles with…Read More
Life After the Military - Captain (Retired) Ted Digges

Life After the Military – Captain (Retired) Ted Digges

In this episode of Life After the Military, Lee and Howie interview Captain (Retired) Ted Digges. A GREAT listen for…Read More
Life After the Military - Sergeant Major (Ret) Michael Quinn

Life After the Military – Sergeant Major (Ret) Michael Quinn

In this week’s episode of Life After the Military, Lee and Howie interview Sergeant Major (Retired) Michael Quinn. An absolute…Read More
Life After the Military - Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE

Life After the Military – Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE

Howie and Lee talk with Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE. Ash, a highly accomplished leader in the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence,…Read More
Life After The Military - Master Gunnery Sergeant (Ret) Vonzell Mattocks

Life After The Military – Master Gunnery Sergeant (Ret) Vonzell Mattocks

Master Gunnery Sergeant (Retired) Vonzell Mattocks describes his Big 3 E’s: Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment. Vonzell had a varied post-military…Read More
Life After The Military - Colonel (Ret) Jeff Worthington

Life After The Military – Colonel (Ret) Jeff Worthington

“Use your last job in the military to prepare for your next job after you get out of the military”…Read More
Life After The Military - Colonel (Ret) Fran Trentley

Life After The Military – Colonel (Ret) Fran Trentley

In the latest episode of Life After the Military, COL (Ret) Fran Trentley provides spot-on guidance and advice for transitioning…Read More
Life After The Military - Dr. Stacey Dixon

Life After The Military – Dr. Stacey Dixon

In the latest episode of Life After the Military, Dr. Stacey Dixon talks about her service in the United States…Read More
Life After The Military - Retired Army CSM, Gerald Tyce

Life After The Military – Retired Army CSM, Gerald Tyce

Retired Army Signal Corps CSM, Gerald Tyce speaks candidly and transparently shares his challenges with transition to the private sector,…Read More
Life After The Military - Mark Greene

Life After The Military – Mark Greene

Listen to retired Navy SEAL officer, Mark Greene talks about his challenges with transition, traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress,…Read More
Life After The Military - Matt Kellam

Life After The Military – Matt Kellam

In this exceptionally powerful and informative episode of Life After the Military, Lee and Howie talk with former Marine, Matt…Read More
Life After The Military - Tony Crescenzo

Life After The Military – Tony Crescenzo

Lee and Howie talk with former Marine, Tony Crescenzo. Tony currently serves as the CEO of Intelligent Waves and is…Read More
Life After The Military - David Tenenbaum

Life After The Military – David Tenenbaum

In this episode of Life After the Military, Lee and Howie talk with former Air Force Officer, David Tenenbaum. David…Read More
Life After The Military - James Jordan

Life After The Military – James Jordan

In this episode of Life After the Military, Lee and Howie talk with US Army Command Sergeant Major (Retired) James…Read More
Life After The Military - Mark Clifton and AC Coley

Life After The Military – Mark Clifton and AC Coley

In this episode of Life After the Military, Lee and Howie talk with US Army Command Sergeant Majors (Retired) AC…Read More
Life After The Military - Darrell Williams

Life After The Military – Darrell Williams

In this episode of Life After the Military, Lee and Howie talk with US Army Master Sergeant (Retired) Darrell Williams.…Read More
Life After The Military - Jeremy Moulder

Life After The Military – Jeremy Moulder

In this Life After the Military episode, Lee and Howie interviewed Army Combat Medic Sergeant Jeremy Moulder. Jeremy treated over…Read More
Life After The Military - Randy & Lorie Moore

Life After The Military – Randy & Lorie Moore

In this episode, we talk with US Army Master Sergeant (Retired) Randy Moore and his wife, Lorie. Randy, CEO and…Read More
Life After The Military - Laurie Moe Buckhout

Life After The Military – Laurie Moe Buckhout

In this Life After the Military episode, Lee and Howie interviewed Army Signal Corps Colonel (Retired) Laurie Moe Buckhout. Laurie,…Read More
Life After The Military - Ed Abner

Life After The Military – Ed Abner

In this Life After the Military episode, Lee and Howie interview Ed Abner, a retired United States Naval Officer and…Read More
Life After The Military: Steve Sosland

Life After The Military: Steve Sosland

Steve Sosland, Chief People Officer of the University of Texas Tech University System, and former United States Army Airborne Ranger…Read More
Life After The Military: Skate for the 22 Foundation

Life After The Military: Skate for the 22 Foundation

In this episode, we talk with Bobby Colliton and Jonathan Demers who started the Skate for the 22 Foundation. Bobby…Read More
Life After The Military: Natalie Oliverio

Life After The Military: Natalie Oliverio

Natalie Oliverio, CEO of Military Talent Partners, joins the Crossing the Line of Departure: Life After the Military podcast to…Read More
Life After The Military: Becky Margiotta

Life After The Military: Becky Margiotta

U.S. Army Veteran Becky Margiotta joined the podcast to share how her time in the military shaped her; the transformational…Read More
Life After The Military: Rob Blake

Life After The Military: Rob Blake

Rob Blake, a veteran of the United States Air Force, joins the Crossing the Line of Departure: Life After the…Read More

About the Hosts

Lee Elias

Lee Elias is a professional speaker, award-winning author, entrepreneur, and coach. He is the founder of Game Seven Group, an organization that aims to inspire the world to believe in the power of teamwork. Game Seven Group works with teams and leaders in the business, nonprofit, medical, and sports worlds to unlock excellence, reach their potential, and ultimately win using the spirit and culture of a professional sports organization.

Lee is the award-winning author of Think Like a Fan: Invest in Your Fans So They Invest in YouWin: What Every Team Needs to Know to Create a Championship Culture and co-author of The Business Recovery Checklist: How to Thrive in the Aftermath of COVID19 and Stay in Medicine: How Physicians Can Move Past Burnout and Regain Control. He Was named to Drexel’s 40 under 40 class of 2018

He currently resides in the Philadelphia, PA suburbs with his wife, Janet, and their two children, Logan and Alina.

Howie Cohen

Howie has over 42 years of combined military and corporate experience leading change management, communications and intelligence project teams, portfolios and accounts. Howie has a successful track record of building high performing teams by helping organizations establish their vision, set goals, and develop a strategic execution plan to accomplish their goals to high standards. Howie is most passionate about developing effective leaders and high performing teams.

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Former Navy Chef Chris Kyler Transitions Into Civilian Life

U.S. Navy Veteran and professional chef, Chris Kyler, tells his experience of cooking in the Navy and persevering through his transition to civilian life.


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Advisors

Jas Boothe, U.S. Army, (Officer, Former)

Founder and President, Final Salute

Patrick Brown, U.S. Navy, (Captain, Retired)

Director Logistics Management Division, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Develop & Acquisition

Tony Crescenzo, U.S. Marine Corps, (Former) 

President at Intelligent Waves LLC and Chairman of the Advisory Council Semper Fi & America’s Fund

Bob Goodwin, U.S. Air Force, (Officer, Former)

Co-founder, OceanCycle

Dr. Debbie Harrington, U.S. Army, (Colonel, Retired)

Greg Jones, U.S. Marine Corps Reserves

CEO, IT Coalition

Carlton Kent, U.S. Marine Corps (Sergeant Major, Retired)

Robert McCreary, U.S. Air Force, (Combat Veteran)

Vice Chairman, Rampart Aviation

John Sattler, U.S. Marine Corps (Lieutenant General, Retired)

Vice Chairman, Rampart Aviation

Ambassadors

Brian M.P. McGlinchey

McCarter & English, LLC

Lisa Barber, U.S. Air Force, (Veteran)

Global Mobility Manager, Deloitte

Zoe Rodriguez-Keeton, U.S. Marine Corps, (Gunnery Sergeant, Retired)

Fitness Coach