Operation: Job Ready Veterans Receives Grant from The Marilyn Lichtman Foundation to Provide Career Transition Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families

Indianapolis, IN (July 21, 2023) – Operation: Job Ready Veterans (OJRV) has received grant funding from The Marilyn Lichtman Foundation to provide individualized career transition services for veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses.

OJRV’s One-on-One Career Transition Services help illuminate pathways to economic mobility and create a transformational and lasting impact on the lives of veterans, service members, and military families. Among the in-demand services OJRV will be offering at no cost to clients are individualized support for resume development, career interest and work value assessment, job search assistance, interview preparation, networking, social media utilization, and other direct support services to address individual barriers to employment.

“The Marilyn Lichtman Foundation grant will have a direct impact on military veterans and their families, changing their lives for the better,” shared OJRV Executive Director Gene Anderson. “Together, we are helping military-connected individuals achieve meaningful employment and become thriving members of their civilian communities. We are truly thankful to the Marilyn Lichtman Foundation for investing in these powerful, life-changing services.”

About Operation: Job Ready Veterans (OJRV)
Operation: Job Ready Veterans is a Midwest-based nonprofit organization headquartered in Indianapolis and dedicated to preparing veterans, service members, and military families for entry into the workforce. OJRV focuses on transition, job readiness, and career placement, providing employment readiness training and specialized job placement to personnel from all military branches, service eras, and ability levels. The nonprofit’s mission is to bridge life’s transitional gaps for veterans, service members, and their families by empowering them to meet their individual employment and career goals.

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About The Marilyn Lichtman Foundation
Founded in 2016, The Marilyn Lichtman Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to supporting initiatives impacting a broad range of medical and community services providers, American armed forces, veterans and their families, and promoting the preservation of wildlife and our planet. To learn more about the foundation, visit

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