Health care is an expanding field. Due to the recent increase in access to care for Americans, as well as an aging baby boomer population, employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19% in the next eight years, adding about 2.3 million new jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is much faster than the average for all occupations. And patient care is just one aspect of the healthcare industry. Veterans of all ranks who possess sales, administrative, public relations, or healthcare support training and experience will find their skills transferrable to stable, high-paying jobs in most of the country.
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.