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Deloitte: Veterans Day

This is an internal communication I wrote supporting Deloitte’s diversity efforts. It was circulated on Veteran’s Day, in 2003.


Marketing Manager Eric Lambert’s computer says more about his military experience than he will, unless you ask him about it. When his screensaver comes on, a series of marine posters appear, including one with a drawing of a Marine and the legend, “The Marines have landed.”

Mike Polesniak, financial transaction processing leader for the East region, has carried a piece of paper in his wallet since the time of his naval service in the early seventies. On it is a motto written during his service about not judging people buy their external appearance or be someone else’s preconceived notions about them.

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