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Connecting Veterans with the Telematics Sector

Directional Command is a Southwest Florida startup that helps veterans in need of work.

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BY KAT KHOURY

After 25 years in the telecommunications industry, Edward Dort noticed two growing trends: an increasing number of retired veterans needing employment and an expanding “telematics” field seeking workers.

“Once a veteran leaves the military, whether they’ve been in five years, 10 years, 20 years, they really get away from their community,” Dort says, “and people don’t necessarily understand what they’ve done and the skills they have.”