What can veterans do to prepare for civilian life?

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By: Angel Waden

Date: September 13, 2021

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The life of a veteran is often difficult to readjust back into civilian life. There are many resources out there for veterans to find the help they need, but sometimes it’s not enough. This blog post is meant as an informative guide on what can be done now or in preparation for transitioning into civilian life.

The skills that veterans learn while serving their country don’t always translate well into the workforce, and this can lead to frustration and even feeling like they’ve wasted their time in service. But these skills are also valuable assets outside of military service, so this article will explore how you can leverage them both inside and outside of your career path with some easy steps!

Veterans who have served in the military and are about to enter civilian life often wonder how they can prepare for what’s next.  There is no “right” way to deal with transitioning from a military lifestyle into the world of civilians, but there are some tips that may help you get started.  One thing veterans should think about before heading out on their own is housing; while staying in barracks or at your parent’s home might seem like an obvious choice, it could be more difficult than anticipated.  Another helpful tip would be to start searching for employment opportunities as soon as possible; this will allow you enough time to find a job before starting school if necessary.  Lastly, take advantage of any veteran benefits offered through the VA and other organizations.

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