MMA legend and former UFC World Champion Randy Couture is coming to Billings on Sunday, February 10 as the keynote speaker for a veterans community resource fair at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.

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About Randy Couture.

Fans of MMA are very familiar with Couture's prowess in the cage. Born on June 22, 1963, in Washington, Couture's career spans over three decades and showcases his fighting skills in multiple weight classes.

A former Olympic wrestler, Couture transitioned seamlessly to MMA, earning a reputation for his resilience and strategic acumen. What you might not know, is that Couture is also a military veteran, who served in the US Army, rising to the rank of Seargent. Randy remains passionate about veterans, as Billings residents will see on Saturday at the event.

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Graphic courtesy Veterans Navigation Network/CVAF via Facebook
Graphic courtesy Veterans Navigation Network/CVAF via Facebook

Two fantastic organizations are hosting the Billings event.

We've had the folks from the Veterans Navigation Network on our radio shows in the past, where they explained some of the valuable resources they provide to veterans in the Billings area. Their mission is to help service members transition smoothly into civilian life. How? In part,

To do this VNN creates a network that strives to allow Veterans to succeed through job placement, physical and mental health, and linking the other services available, by creating a network of support throughout the community.

The Veterans Navigation Network collaborated with Concerned Veterans for America to bring this community resource day to Billings. The event begins at 10 am, Saturday, Feb 10, with Colors presented by Apsaalooke Women Warriors and Lockwood HS Jr ROTC.

Fifty service providers will be on-site, as well as opportunities to get complimentary professional headshots (for job applications, LinkedIn, company websites, etc) and there are three breakout sessions scheduled throughout the day with various topics impacting our vets. You can find out more HERE.

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