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MarketStar’s careers and culture blog! In The Link we cover career trends and topics related specifically to MarketStar and our amazing team. All posts are written by MarketStar leaders, subject matter experts, and passionate employees who are excited about our company and their own careers. Thanks for joining us!

Recent Posts by Justin Holmgren

Justin Holmgren served in the United States Air Force for 5 years and was deployed in Iraq in 2006. Though a Utah native, he has lived in 4 countries and 7 states and graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in International Studies. He brings unique experiences, diversity, and a spirit of inclusivity to his 5 years at MarketStar. He has led several MarketStar sales teams as an Account Executive and loves to watch others excel and reach their potential. LinkedIn
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One Veteran’s Perspective

In 2006, I was stationed in Baqubah, Iraq as a Combat Videographer in the United States Air Force. In that role, I was attached to Army units with the 4th Infantry Division and 10th Special Forces Group, along with other American and Iraqi military units. It was one of the best and one of the hardest experiences of my life. I think most people who have served in the military—especially if they’ve served in an active warzone—would agree that they’re better people for having lived through some of those moments. I have since left the Air Force, but I am certain today that military service has made me and millions of other veterans throughout the country stronger candidates in the civilian workforce for three key reasons.  

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