Justin McCarty in Iraq, 2005.
This Soldier’s Transition Serves As A Roadmap For Other Vets
Instead of losing his sense of purpose and drive after the military, this vet channeled it into his civilian life.
Navy SEAL: The Best Things In Life Aren’t Things At All, But Relationships
A former Navy SEAL shares the way his perspective has evolved since getting out of the military.
Special tactics Airmen assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing observe an MC-130J Commando II approach during exercise Emerald Warrior 16 at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., May 7, 2016.
10 Things We Know For Sure About Modern Veterans
Here are 10 findings from a decade's worth of research on veterans' transitions.
Marine vet Brendan Hart in 2004 at Guantanamo Bay.
This NY Vet Went From Enlisted Marine To CEO Of His Own Startup
This Marine turned entrepreneur credits his expanding circle of friends as a major force in his post-service success.
Ben Deleon, left, a volunteer surf instructor, and Pfc. Job I. Depass, a patient in the Army Warrior Transition Unit at Naval Medical Center San Diego, leave the water after a surfing lesson.
These Are The 5 Best Places To Retire After The Military
Now that you’re retired, consider moving to one of these five states that offer awesome veterans benefits.
A Marine patrols through a Tongan village on his way to a vehicle checkpoint training evolution as part of Exercise Tafakula 2013.
Sebastian Junger’s New Book ‘Tribe’ Says Something About Society No One Else Will
"Tribe," Sebastian Junger’s latest book, attributes vets’ loss of purpose when they return home to modern society.
VOW/TAP offers a smooth transition to civilian life
Here’s A Great Funding Opportunity For Nonprofits Focused On Vet Employment
Nonprofits can now apply for The Call of Duty Endowment’s 2016 Seal of Distinction awards.
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch gives a thumbs up to range safety NCOs indicating that he's ready to engage targets.
4 Ways To Make Mondays A Little Less Painful
An Army veteran explains how he stopped dreading Mondays and started embracing them.
Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Tyler Wright's last day in uniform prior to transitioning to a fulfilling civilian career helping fellow veterans.
This Navy Vet Is Teaching Others To Lead In Their Local Communities
Tyler Wright is at the forefront of seeking out fellow vets and empowering them to continue their service through community-oriented projects.
Brian Stann, a silver star recipient and UFC retiree, gives advice about fighting to a Marine at the Semper Fit Center aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013.
These 10 Fighters Went From The Military To The UFC
Here are 10 UFC fighters who got their starts in the military.
Members of the 341st Engineer Company based out of Fort Chaffee, Ark., attach pieces of an improved ribbon bridge during the 2011 Warrior Exercise held here. The 2011 WAREX is one of several major exercises conducted by the U.S. Army Reserve.
New Veterans Initiative Aims To Shed Light On Long-Term Transition Trends
A new survey breaks down military transition data from outgoing service members and vets.
Derek Weida
Iraq War Vet Derek Weida: ‘We’re Too Obsessed With This Number 22.’
An Army veteran and fitness personality urges veterans to move beyond what he calls an ‘obsession’ with PTSD and suicide.
U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct the rope bridge water crossing lane during the U.S. Army Europe-hosted 2015 European Best Squad Competition at Grafenwoehr, Germany, Oct. 21, 2015.
6 Transition Mistakes To Avoid When You’re Getting Out Of The Military
As you prepare to get out of the military, don’t make these mistakes.
A photo of Marine veteran Timothy Wynn during his 2003 deployment to Iraq with 2nd Military Police Battalion.
How A Different Kind Of Criminal Court Saved This Marine Veteran
Timothy Wynn was in a downward spiral until he arrived in a veteran treatment court. Then everything started to change.
A candidate assigned to Delta Company, Officer Candidates Class-221, breaks the surface of the murky water of 'The Quigley' at Brown Field, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, on March 15, 2016.
Your Time In Service Shouldn’t Be Your Glory Years
You made a difference in uniform. Just don’t let that be the only difference you make.