Marjorie K. Eastman joins Emily and Jason for Episode 019. Their conversation covers her upbringing in a large family and how that shaped her character early; her choice to enlist after college and lessons she carried forward as a commissioned officer; how she broke new ground for women; dealing with loss and other challenges on deployment; defining herself in authentic leadership with her signature smile; and what she believes military veterans and others who serve bring home to their communities.
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2019 U.S. Junior Chamber Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA) Award
Marjorie K. Eastman is selected as one of ten Americans between the ages of 18 and 40 years of age who "exemplify the best attributes of the nation's young people." The TOYA is one of the oldest and most prestigious programs in America, and previous honorees include the likes of John F. Kennedy (1946), Chuck Yeager (1954), Elvis Presley (1970), and George Stephanopoulos (1993).
Three Wars Veteran Panel - C-SPAN
A panel of esteemed authors, who are also veterans of the wars in Iraq (Scott A. Huesing), Afghanistan (Marjorie K. Eastman), and Vietnam (Karl Marlantes), talked about the complexities of America’s wars. The event was hosted by the Nixon Library, Chapman University, and the Orange County Navy League.
2018 Top 25 Influencers Supporting the Military Community - Mighty 25
Marjorie K. Eastman is selected as one of the nation's Top 25 Influencers Supporting the Military Community. Known as Mighty 25, other honorees include Dr. Jill Biden, Elizabeth Dole, Jon Stewart, Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, Gary Sinese, & more.
Chiarelli, Eastman: Elect Texas Veterans to Bridge Partisan Divide - The Houston Chronicle
With Honor Advisors, General Peter W. Chiarelli & Marjorie K. Eastman, co-author op-ed advocating for veterans running for public office who have taken the pledge to lead with civility, integrity, and courage. (print & online)
Attributes Veterans Acquire Offer an Unmatched Currency - OpsLens
Compelling op-ed that makes the case veterans are a force multiplier in the U.S. economy, and well suited to be entrepreneurs. “In a world that’s all about the bottom line—or adding to one’s top line—our greatest opportunity for success is being connected to those who have been the frontline.”