Military to Tech

Military to Tech

The podcast that helps prepare military members and veterans for careers in technology.


February 13, 2023 9 mins

In this short, abbreviated episode I wanted to provide my opinion and perspective on some of the big tech reductions and layoffs, and what it means to all of you on your journey from military to tech.

Links mentioned in this Episode:

Coffee and Change Podcast (Bill Kirst)

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In this episode I get to catch up with veterans and Red Hat Sr. Consultants Benny Fields and Matt Riensch. We discuss their journey from very different military backgrounds to their current roles. Hear about the consultant role, the underestimated skills of military members (know your value), "Imposter Syndrome" and much, much more! 

Benny Fields
Red Hat

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A fantastic discussion with Ericka Borbon about the DOD and Air Force Federal Civilian hiring process, from application all the way to interview, as well as special benefits just for military members and veterans!

Ericka Borbon
Air Force Civilian HR Specialist

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OPM Website:

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In this episode I have a fantastic conversation about IT certifications, study tips and industry insight with technology experts Chris Fields and Chris Schmerber!

Chris Fields
Cloud Engineer

Chris Schmerber
Sr. Systems Engineer

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In this episode I talk to Isaac Santiago and Manny Borbon, two Microsoft Architects and Veterans. You will hear about their roles at Microsoft and their journey from Military to Tech.

Isaac Santiago
Sr. Program Manager/Architect

Manny Borbon
Cloud Solutions Architect

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In this episode we discuss all the free technology training available to military members and veterans. We will cover everything from the GI Bill to free cloud training and access.

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