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Interview with Derek Abbey: "Rudderless to Positive Impact" Part 2

In part 2 of this interview, Derek Abbey will share with you an inside look at the challenges our veterans face; from keeping us safe to discovering their new identities in civilian life. This is an amazing story of the positive impact that Derek is having as he lives out his purpose of Informing Awareness! What happens in our childhoods often defines the rest of our lives. That could have easily happened to Derek Abbey who suffered both great loss and challenges as a teenager.  For Derek, the Marines became his lifeline and changed the direction of his life. But what happens when Derek the Marine re-enters civilian life?  

What You Will Learn

  • How Derek’s purpose of Informing Awareness shines a light on what he is passionately doing
  • Understand the many challenges our veterans face
  • What it means to our nation and our community here in San Diego to ensure the successful transition for our veterans