Nearly 3/4 of Veterans say post military transition is tough.
There are three primary reasons:
- The military transition and career planning training currently provided by the government is inadequate. The five day Transition Assitance Program (TAPS) is too short and too late. The good news is that it is being upgraded and Service members are encouraged to start it at least one year prior to separation – but change is slow!
- Military and civilian cultures are vastly different! See newsletter link below for more in depth information.
- We experience a great deal of loss when we leave military service behind. They include:
Identity & Community
Friends & Purpose
Finances & Clarity
See Vanguard Veteran’s August newsletter to learn more. Click here