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Career
Microsoft Is Training Service Members For Civilian Careers In The IT Industry
The Microsoft Software & Systems Academy taps into the discipline and problem-solving skills that the tech industry needs and it’s opening two new locations at Fort Benning and Fort Bragg.
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.
Transition
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.
Helmets, rucksacks and rifles belonging to U.S. Army Soldiers from the One Station Unit Training (OSUT) are arranged in line at a training site in Ft. Benning, Ga. March 9, 2012.
Humor
8 Things In The Back Of Every Veteran’s Closet
There are just certain things that veterans never get rid of.
A combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, signals to a crane operator during a bridge building exercise at Camp Pendleton
Transition
Burning Bridges Works In War, But Not In The Workplace
Building and maintaining a network of connections while you’re in the military will pay dividends when you get out.
Yeoman 2nd class Mark Mitchell, back reviews the requirements for and format of an enlisted evaluation with Yeoman Seaman Justin Mileski aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Halyburton (FFG 40).
Career
4 Qualities Every Vet Should Highlight In A Job Interview
Veterans have unique backgrounds that can stand out to employers during interviews.
Mark Sier, training and development specialist for the Job Connection Employment Program, coaches Spc. Andrew Plummer, a medic with 3rd Squadron, 108th Cavalry Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard, during a rÈsumÈ and interview workshop at Camp Bondsteel, June 14, 2012.
Career
How To Play Up Military Strength In A Civilian Job Interview
Military skills can provide a big advantage in the civilian job market if you know how to leverage them.
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks to Marines assigned to Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North aboard Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, La., Jan. 20, 2016.
Leadership
How Leaders Can Better Support Troops Separating From The Military
Leaders owe it to those they lead to create the best circumstances possible for their post-military success.