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Vet Pivot, Episode 77 - The one with Jon "JP" Farnam

October 05, 2020 Matt Kuchera Season 2 Episode 77
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Vet Pivot, Episode 77 - The one with Jon "JP" Farnam
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Vet Pivot, Episode 77 - The one with Jon "JP" Farnam
Oct 05, 2020 Season 2 Episode 77
Matt Kuchera

Jon "JP" Farnam is a Marine Corps veteran and former Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. An FA-18 pilot, JP did 26 years before retiring from the Marine Corps. During his time in command of MCAS Miramar, he oversaw 2,500+ personnel and an installation plant value of $2.8 billion. Today he has transitioned into a Chief Operations Officer role for KAB Medical Group in San Diego, CA.

In addition to his work, he is the Chairman of the Board for Support The Enlisted Project (STEP), a non-profit focused on the financial wellbeing of junior enlisted service members and their families in the Southern California Region. E-6 and below enlisted service members in Southern California live at or below the poverty level. STEP's mission is to rapidly respond in times of extreme financial crisis (eviction, repossession, food insecurity, etc.) to resolve the crisis with financial support and then provide a financial education and plan to avoid further crisis.

Learn more about Support The Enlisted Project

Furthermore, JP is a board member for Angels of America's Fallen, a phenomenal non-profit that is focused on the children of military members and first responders who have last
their lives. Angels of America's Fallen is focused on the Children of fallen US service members and first responders. In particular, Angels covers the expense associated with actives outside of the home such as sports, clubs, music lessons, etc. that allow the children to learn new activities, compete in healthy environments and engage with positive influencers outside of their home. Angels support these children until their 18th birthday.

Learn More about Angels of America's Fallen

This is a great episode which follows the threads of Vet Pivot transition principles: Lead
Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community.

For video of this episode go to the Vet Pivot YouTube channel.

Show Notes

Jon "JP" Farnam is a Marine Corps veteran and former Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. An FA-18 pilot, JP did 26 years before retiring from the Marine Corps. During his time in command of MCAS Miramar, he oversaw 2,500+ personnel and an installation plant value of $2.8 billion. Today he has transitioned into a Chief Operations Officer role for KAB Medical Group in San Diego, CA.

In addition to his work, he is the Chairman of the Board for Support The Enlisted Project (STEP), a non-profit focused on the financial wellbeing of junior enlisted service members and their families in the Southern California Region. E-6 and below enlisted service members in Southern California live at or below the poverty level. STEP's mission is to rapidly respond in times of extreme financial crisis (eviction, repossession, food insecurity, etc.) to resolve the crisis with financial support and then provide a financial education and plan to avoid further crisis.

Learn more about Support The Enlisted Project

Furthermore, JP is a board member for Angels of America's Fallen, a phenomenal non-profit that is focused on the children of military members and first responders who have last
their lives. Angels of America's Fallen is focused on the Children of fallen US service members and first responders. In particular, Angels covers the expense associated with actives outside of the home such as sports, clubs, music lessons, etc. that allow the children to learn new activities, compete in healthy environments and engage with positive influencers outside of their home. Angels support these children until their 18th birthday.

Learn More about Angels of America's Fallen

This is a great episode which follows the threads of Vet Pivot transition principles: Lead
Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community.

For video of this episode go to the Vet Pivot YouTube channel.