Veterans Resource Center

November 2020 External Resources

November 6, 2020

Check out all the external resources the VRC has gathered just for you this November!

Professional Development

18 Tips for Succeeding During your Zoom Interview
As more and more companies are conducting Zoom interviews it is time to adapt to this new change and become successful. Read about the 18 tips to prepare for a Zoom interview.

Top 12 Best Questions to Ask at the End of the Job Interview
You ever wonder what to ask at the end of the interview. Never say “nothing”. Take a look at these top 12 questions to ask at the end of your interview.

Lockheed Martin Heroes Program
The Lockheed Martin Heroes Program provides fellowship to military members transitioning to civilian careers, military spouses, caregivers, and wounded warriors. This is a great way to get your foot in the door at Lockheed Martin


Life of a Lioness — The story of Cpl. Jennifer Marie Percell
The Marine Corps developed the lioness program to respect Muslim customs. Female Marines volunteer for this program knowing the dangers of being exposed outside the wire. Cpl. Percell did this to help fellow Marines check Muslim women during checkpoints. Hear her story and her journey as a Marine Corps Lioness.

Medal of Honor recipient, Cpl. Jason L. Dunham
The Gift is a story of Medal of Honor recipient, Cpl. Jason L. Dunham and the men of Kilo Company, 3rd Bn 7th Marines. It is a story of courage, sacrifice, and love.

Gary Owen: Why I didn’t join the Marine Corps
Gary Owen, an Actor/Comedian/Sailor, talks about why he didn’t join the Marine Corps.

Mitch Burrow — Marine Comedian | Laugh Factory — Stand Up
Marine Corps Veteran talks about his experience while being deployed to Iraq from a comical viewpoint.

Marine Corps Hymn
Raise a glass and stand at attention! The Marine Corps Hymn is the oldest official song of the Armed Forces and is the official hymn of the Marines. 

Other Resources

Every Kid Outdoors
Free National Parks Annual Pass for families with a 4th grader. If you have a 4th grader at home, make sure you take advantage of this awesome offer. Get out and enjoy the outdoors!

LA Regional COVID Fund
The regional fund will offer loan and grant resources to micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits.

Register for Thanksgiving Care Package
Mayor Eric Garcetti has partnered with the Mindful Veteran Project to provide care packages for veterans during Thanksgiving. Sign up for to receive “Season of Thanks” gift box

Semper Fi Fund Organization
Learn about the different resources the Semper Fi Fund offers including Family Support, Transition, Wellness, and more.