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Marine Corps Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis himself once said, "You can't allow people to avoid the brutal facts. They start living in a dream world, it’s going to be bad.”

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Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.

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And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.

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“This is a true story.”

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Members of the military transitioning back to civilian life face a bewildering array of colleges at which to use their hard-earned G.I. Bill benefits. Many claim to be “veteran friendly,” but are they?

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As an enlisted soldier in the 3rd Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army, Spc. Sang Ra never dreamed that he would soon be attending a college in the Ivy League.

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Translating your experience into civilian terms takes more than simply replacing military acronyms and terminology with civilian equivalents. As a transitioning veteran, writing an effective resume requires adapting to an entirely different culture. Approaching it in the same way you filled out your military performance evaluations will result in potential employers failing to understand your full potential. Here are some things to keep in mind to avoid some of the most common mistakes veterans make.

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