Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe is an expert in the field of military-to-civilian career transition. He assisted thousands of service members in their searches for employment, placing more than 3000 in their new jobs. Tom graduated from the Naval Academy and served as a surface warfare officer. He teaches transition courses, gives seminars on career and job change, writes about the career transition process, and continues to counsel current and former military personnel. He is a regular contributor to,, Military Transition News, Civilian Job News,, and Veterans of Modern Warfare. Tom serves on the board of advisors at VETS360 and Zone214. His book, Out of Uniform: Your Guide to a Successful Military-to-Civilian Career Transition, was published in 2012 by University of Nebraska Press/Potomac Books, with a second printing in 2013. Tom lives on the North Carolina coast with his wife, Julie, and their Chesapeake Bay retriever, Maggie.

Recent articles from Tom Wolfe

VOW/TAP offers a smooth transition to civilian life
12 Reasons You Didn’t Get The Job
Here are 12 common reasons you may have been passed over for a job opportunity.
Fifty-three Service members and civilians receive their diplomas during a commencement ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on May 28, 2013.
One Easy Way To Decide Whether To Go Back To School Before You Exit The Military
Before you transition, assess whether you have the qualifications lined up to pursue your next career.