Transitioning from the military to the civilian world was harder than I thought. I am grateful to have had such a supportive community at MIT Sloan to help with the transition. This article talks about the MIT Sloan Veterans Association and the camaraderie and support the club provides for its members. Very proud to go to a school that places such a high value on veterans and their experiences.
About Kevin FlikeAfter graduating from Union College (BA), Kevin R. Flike served as a Special Forces Engineer assigned to the 1st Special Forces Group and deployed to the Philippines, Thailand and twice to Afghanistan.
On September 25, 2011 during his second deployment to Afghanistan, he was shot in the lower abdomen and was medically retired due to his injuries. In the spring of 2016, Kevin completed dual masters degrees from the MIT Sloan School of Management (MBA) and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (MPA). Kevin is currently employed within the financial industry in Boston, MA.