by Anthony Hassan

The veteran community has lost a stalwart supporter and advocate this month, and I lost a friend and colleague.

Steve Robinson, who died earlier this month, was a former Army Ranger, a retired soldier and a lifelong veterans’ advocate, who lived by the code of “duty, honor and country.” Steve worked tirelessly on behalf of veterans and military family members, most recently as vice president of external veterans affairs for Prudential.

It was in this capacity that I first met Steve.

We quickly began collaborating on how we could partner to help veterans coming home. We were more than just colleagues. […]