Melody Fugazzotto

Melody Fugazzotto is a retired Navy lieutenant commander (Medical Service Corps) and the founder of Global VA Connect, a virtual assistant and consultation business she started while living overseas with her military husband. Previously, she directed medical training programs from 2010 to 2012 at a military training institute in Texas, overseeing domestic and international programs in disaster preparedness, humanitarian assistance, and CBRNE preparation/response. Melody has a B.S. in health care administration from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and a master of healthcare administration from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

Recent articles from Melody Fugazzotto

A Soldier with 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, Combined Task Force 4-2 (4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division), helps a fellow soldier onto the rooftop of an old, destroyed building to provide protective over watch for another element of their patrol, Jan.29 in Panjwa’i District, Afghanistan. The soldiers, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., are currently serving in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army , 4th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div. Public Affairs Office)
10 Ways To Get Ready For Life After The Military
Here are 10 points that will help you or someone you know prepare for life after the military, whether it's after five years or 20 years.