Lessons from military service

PODCAST: Lessons from service

Veterans share how the military shaped them into the leaders they are today.

November 11, 2021

Becoming a leader, working with people from different backgrounds, and growing up are among the top lessons veterans have taken away from their military service.

During the month of November, CUNA News is sharing stories of people in the credit union movement who have served in the military and how those experiences have shaped their credit union careers in A Salute to Veterans, sponsored by FIS.

In this episode of the CUNA News Podcast, seven veterans share the lessons they learned in the military that have been useful in their credit unions careers.

After listening to the podcast, read more about these veterans’ stories at CUNA News’ A Salute to Veterans.

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In this episode:

1:07: Steve Schmitz on leadership styles

3:18: David Willis on big-picture thinking

5:00: Brittany Bennett on lessons from boot camp 

6:44: Brad Rogers on bringing people together

7:50: Greg Ransaw on military and credit union values

10:09: Aaron Beldner on making decisions with limited information

11:30: Adele Garcia on how the Army made her who she is today

A Salute to Veterans
This article is part of A Salute to Veterans, CUNA News' special focus on military veterans in the credit union movement, sponsored by FIS. Search for the hashtag #SaluteToVeterans to follow the conversation on Twitter.