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Roadtrip Nation and the USO Partner to Showcase Veteran Stories in New Documentary Film 'The Next Mission,' Airing This November on Public Television
November 1, 2016

Documentary follows three recently transitioned U.S. veterans on a journey to explore life and career opportunities after military service


Roadtrip Nation and KQED Announce Premiere of Roadtrip Nation Season 13: Code Trip, Presented by Microsoft Philanthropies
September 1, 2016

Three ambitious computer science students, Natalie, Zoed, and Robin, are all pursuing careers in technology, but have not encountered many people who look like them in the field. Coming from Latin and Native American backgrounds, they remain underrepresented in a highly influential industry.


New RAA principal has plans to help students succeed
August 10, 2016

Rougher Alternative Academy Principal Heather Jones plans to bring an old tradition, as well as new programs, to her new role. Jones, 44, comes to RAA this school year after serving as assistant principal at Alice Robertson Junior High. She said she plans to introduce a motivational curriculum called “Why Try” and the “Roadtrip Nation,” a career-planning program at RAA.


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Journey of a Lifetime
July 11, 2016

How a 4,000-mile road trip helped a student with a learning disability find a community and calling that stretches coast to coast


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New STEM Girls’ Roadtrip Launched with AT&T and Roadtrip Nation at Clinton Global Initiative
June 13, 2016

STEM Girls “Road-trippers” to Attend CGI America and Interview Female Leaders in STEM Fields


Service Through a Different Lens
June 6, 2016

The Mission Continues also facilitated my involvement with Operation Roadtrip Nation, an hour long documentary to be featured on PBS this Veteran’s Day. I was a camera operator, and am proud to have helped make this documentary. It’s a unique story that follows three transitioning veterans as they drive across the country in an RV to interview high profile veterans that have transitioned successfully, and are leaders in their respective industries.


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Looking Back and Moving Forward: Onward on Memorial Day
May 30, 2016

A few weeks ago, I was at an event in Washington, DC, hosted by the USO and Road Trip Nation, highlighting three veterans who’ve traveled the country interviewing other vets about their post-service vocational paths via Operation Road Trip.


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Roadtrip Nation and KQED Announce Premiere of Being You, Presented by Understood.org
May 24, 2016

New Documentary Dispels Stigma through the Transformational Journey of Three Young Adults with Learning and Attention Issues


Gap years have created new opportunities for travel industry
May 24, 2016

In March, the Huntsburg, Ohio-based Rustic Pathways partnered with career exploration company Roadtrip Nation to create a new product called Rustic Roadtrips that provides students with structured gap year experiences focused on exploring their careers and the world.


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Roadtrip Nation trip supporting US military veterans to stop in Detroit
May 6, 2016

A cross-country event aimed at rallying communities behind U.S. military veterans is scheduled to stop in Detroit.


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Roadtrip Nation Featured in Podcast "Docent Youth"
May 6, 2016

Roadtrip Nation is featured in episode #2, Defining Their Own Road


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Fox News Features "Operation Roadtrip" with USO & Roadtrip Nation
April 26, 2016

View one of the Fox News broadcasts of Roadtrip Nation: Here


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Co-Founder Mike Marriner Speaks at SXSWedu
April 22, 2016

Employability experts, educators and corporate leaders will share actionable strategies for preparing the workforce of the future.


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Roadtrip Nation Featured Musician on 'Ready to Rise
April 22, 2016

The band just made their performance debut in Nashville and landed a track in the Roadtrip Nation documentary, Ready to Rise. The documentary’s hopeful message — that young people can rise above troubled pasts or overcome hardship to follow their dreams — is a philosophy close to the band’s heart.


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USO Celebrates 75-Year Legacy and Invites Americans to Join the Campaign to Connect Service Members and their Families by Sending One Million Messages of Support
February 5, 2016

Operation Roadtrip - USO and Roadtrip Nation will send three transitioning service members or veterans on a four-week road trip this spring. The road trippers will discover compatible careers and interview other veterans who have successfully found meaningful work after their service. Operation Roadtrip will be filmed for a fall public television documentary illustrating how veterans can translate their unique skills and leadership abilities into new and exciting careers.


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PROFILE AN INSPIRATIONAL COMPANY: ROADTRIP NATION
January 28, 2016

Now for some back story on the company: Roadtrip Nation was started about 15 years ago by three fresh out of college graduates – Mike, Nate, and Brian.


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Roadtrip Nation’s Ready to Rise Offers Inspiration for “Disconnected Youth”
January 19, 2016

An estimated 5.5 million young Americans aren’t working and aren’t in school. Join three of them in the Green RV as they explore the road to success.


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Schools Turn to Digital Tools for Personalizing Career Searches
January 11, 2016

What factors point students toward a particular career?


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Roadtrip Nation Makes a Stop in Keller
December 10, 2015

What do you want to do with your life? It’s a question that students at Keller’s Fossil Ridge High School reflected on this week.


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Discovering Our Road
December 3, 2015

Roadtrip Nation and its curriculum are all about engaging students with the future and helping them explore the various career pathways open to them. In support of that mission, 4 of us loaded into an RV and have been touring the country since early October, visiting high schools and putting on special assemblies to talk to students about how they want to live their lives. 


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Roadtrip Nation and the USO Announce Partnership to Facilitate the Reintegration of Military Service Members into the Workforce, Culminating in Feature Length Documentary
December 3, 2015

Collaboration sends three road-trippers on a cross-country journey to meet with inspiring leaders who’ve served in the military and now thrive in successful new careers.


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Choosing the Right College? Find Your Passion Fit First
November 29, 2015

It’s the peak of college application season for high school seniors and their families. A flurry of questions and decisions presents itself: How many and which schools to apply? What can we afford? How do we craft the perfect application?


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That "Aha!" Moment of College or Career Readiness
November 27, 2015

There's a lot of talk about college and career readiness. There should be. That is the target we aim for in K-12 education.


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Students gain self-discovery from Roadtrip Nation
November 17, 2015

CUMMING, Ga. — Students at South Forsyth High School learned a little bit more about themselves Nov. 11 after Roadtrip Nation, a career exploration organization that helps students connect their interests to real-world careers, brought its recreational vehicle for an interactive event.


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Closing the STEM gender gap
November 2, 2015

Gabrielle Rochino didn't grow up with any real women engineering role models. She did, however, have supportive family members push her toward her passion.


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