Liz McLean

Elizabeth “Liz” McLean graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and obtained a master's degree in industrial organizational psychology. She spent five years as a logistics readiness officer, separating at the rank of O-3. At the end of 2010, when Liz separated from the Air Force, she set a personal and professional goal to support veterans transitioning to the civilian side. Her passion and hobby is the Ironman Competition and training. Liz is a wounded warrior and a military spouse who devotes countless hours on military outreach to veterans in career transition.

Recent articles from Liz McLean

How I Am Coping With My PTSD And My Father’s Cancer
One veteran finds similarities in caring for her father --- who is sick with stage-four cancer — and coping with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Kt Rodgers holds her boyfriend, Airman Lance Humes’ hand at the Alamo in San Antonio, April 6, 2013. Humes graduated Air Force Basic Military Training the day before, along with over 700 other Airmen, from Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nesha Humes/ Released)
Family & Relationships
How To Keep Your Relationship Strong When At Least One Of You Is In The Military
Keeping a relationship happy and healthy when at least one of you is in the military isn’t always easy. Here’s how my husband and I do it.
Leave Your Rank At The Door When You Choose Your Next Career
It is a huge misconception that enlisted service members cannot transition into leadership roles.
Soldiers of the 372nd Engineer Brigade stand in formation during the signing of a Hero to Hire statement of support for a veterans hiring initiative at Historic Fort Snelling, July 26, 2013.
When Hiring Veterans, Ignorance Is Bliss Until It Becomes Offensive
When it comes to hiring veterans, is your company educated about the military community?
Jannira Roman, a licensed clinical social worker at the 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s Embedded Behavioral Health clinic, assists a soldier from 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, with a behavioral health issue by providing counseling Feb. 12 at Fort Hood, Texas.
The 4 Letters Employers Must Forget When Hiring Veterans: PTSD
As a company leader or hiring manager, you should not take a PTSD diagnosis into consideration during the hiring process.