Military Career Transition

Veterans Have Been Matched with Service Dogs

James Cadieux is a decorated Vietnam-era veteran with a message for other veterans with disabilities: “If you have a chance to have a service dog, it will change your life forever. Guaranteed.” Cadieux and his service dog Cruiser, a chocolate lab, are constant companions, and the two have become a familiar sight around Myrtle Beach,… Read more »

Ten Tips For Your Transition Tune Up

Although you are probably very good at applying the principles of planned maintenance in your military occupation and your personal life, some of you may have neglected to do so in another critical application – career transition. Here you can learn 10 tips for your transition tune-up. Click here to learn more.

Swisslog North America Finds Itself in the Right Place at the Right Time

Headquartered in the Oakland Industrial Park in northern Newport News, Virginia, Swisslog offers consulting, design, implementation and lifetime customer support for “best-in-class” integrated systems and services for warehouses and distribution centers. Swisslog North America finds itself in the right place, at the right time as more companies today turn to automation and systems integration in… Read more »

Lilly Commitment to Our Military Includes Career Opportunities

Lilly celebrates a long history of commitment to veterans and supporting the military, both in the workplace and in the community. It is the only major U.S. pharmaceutical company founded by a U.S. military veteran. Lilly offers an environment that is supportive to members of our military. The Lilly commitment to our military includes career opportunities,… Read more »

Veterans Share Their Technical Training and Leadership Skills

If you are a veteran seeking a civilian job in 2015, the Energy industry offers a variety of career choices in the new year and beyond. For example, employment in the oil and natural gas industry is expected to grow “faster than the average for all occupations” through 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of… Read more »

Powerful Tools In Your Transition Toolbox

When TAP first appeared 20-plus years ago, it ran for five hours and participation was voluntary. Now it takes a week and attendance is mandatory, although retirees may opt out. The mission and content of TAP is important, but you might miss out on some critical information, especially in the job hunting and interviewing components… Read more »

Aramark Makes the Transition Easier for Everyone

Aramark, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., employs 270,000 “service stars” worldwide. Aramark is a company that not only understands that there are differences between working in the military and in the civilian worlds, but it also seeks to effectively address them through a unique 12-week training program. Click here for full article.

Q&A with J.W. Marriott, Jr.

J.W. Marriott, Jr. is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, Inc., one of the world’s largest lodging companies. Military Transition News caught up with Mr. Marriott and asked him for his advice for transitioning military and veterans. Read full article here.

Be Prepared To Separate From The Military

In the upcoming issues of MTN, we will be listing everything a service member needs to know about transitioning, from A to Z. This month, we tackle “Q” and “R”. “Q”: Quick, Query, Quell Transitioning out of the military is not something that you might think of as Quick or rapid, but by the time your exit date arrives,… Read more »

Veterans Are Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Not everyone is cut out to work for someone else. Some of us would prefer to work for ourselves. If self-employment is something that you or your transitioning spouse is contemplating, check out this article.