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Watch Military Makeover: Operation Career Featuring Pepperdine Student Veterans

Three Pepperdine student veterans will be featured on Military Makeover's Special Edition: “Operation Career,” a new series based on the award-winning home makeover show, Military Makeover with Montel. Hosted by talk show legend and military advocate Montel Williams, Military Makeover's Special Edition: “Operation Career” travels the country capturing stories of military veterans who are transitioning out of the military and back to civilian life. In the upcoming episode, the students will discuss their military background and the special community and educational opportunities they found at Pepperdine. 

The episode, which will air Friday, March 24, and re-air Thursday, March 30, both at 7:30 AM EST on Lifetime, will feature Samantha Jones (’21), an alumna and current student at the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law and Graziadio Business School, who served in the navy for eight years as an aviation electrician working on H60 Romeo helicopters; Brandon Olson, a current Seaver College student, who served in the army for three years and 17 weeks in the airborne infantry 11 Bravo; and Stephen Shields, a current student at the School of Public Policy, who served in the army as an airborne ranger in 75th ranger regiment with five deployments in Afghanistan.

Military Makeover enlists the help of conscientious designers, contractors, landscapers and other home improvement professionals to transform the homes and lives of military families across the country. For more information, visit the official Military Makeover website.