Eric Greitens, a senior fellow with the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, hasn’t had a moment to spare lately. The former Navy Seal and Rhodes Scholar was recently named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, and for good reason.
Greitens was nominated by Mike Mullen, a retired Navy admiral and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. As founder and CEO of The Mission Continues, Greitens created an organization that works to help integrate military service members back into civilian life and leadership roles.
"Eric figured out how to provide transition services that fill the gaps between the Pentagon, the VA and local communities," Mullen wrote. "And he has highlighted the enormous potential of our returning veterans, who offer such valuable skills to our workplaces and communities."
Greitens also has become a best-selling author with his books The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL and The Warrior's Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage that give readers insight into the life of a Navy SEAL.
Choi presents to state House committee on Mizzou’s COVID-19 response
On Sept. 15, UM System President and MU Chancellor Mun Choi shared details of the Show Me Renewal plan with state representatives.
Mizzou, MU Health Care to host drive-thru flu shot clinics
Clinics are available to faculty, staff and community members. On-campus student flu shot clinic information will be announced soon.
You're invited to the "Mizzou: Our Time To Lead" virtual celebration
Register online and join us at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.
85 freshmen named Walter Williams Scholars
The award represents the highest level of student distinction at the Missouri School of Journalism.
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