Military Transition

Five Things To Do When Transitioning

There are five steps we recommend every transitioning servicemember consider as they contemplate the move out of uniform: (1) take responsibility for your own transition and make a plan; (2) rehearse your interaction with the civilian sector—learn to be your own best advocate; (3) despite your natural reluctance, ask a civilian for help with ite... more

Military Values in the Business World

Two alarming trends have started to emerge in MOAA’s work with candidates in career transition that run contrary to the basic tenants of officership — which values integrity as the single most important leadership attribute. Visit the MOAA website for the full article. more

Welcome to the Military.com Transition Center

Active Duty Pre-Separation Transition Checklist The following checklist and associated resources are designed to help you make a successful transition: 18-12 Months to Separation Become a GI Bill and Tuition Assistance benefits expert. Begin degree selection and college selection process. Use the DoD Online Academic Skills Cou... more

TAP Into Good Jobs

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) provides information, tools, and training to ensure Service members and their spouses are prepared for the next step in civilian life whether pursuing additional education, finding a job in the public or private sector, or starting their own business. The TAP curriculum, known as Transition GPS (Goals,... more

3 Steps to Getting Ready to Get Out

army soldier transition

Step 1. Schedule Your Pre-Separation Counseling Appointment Your first step in the separation process is to go to your installation's Transition Assistance Office. Each service has its own way of doing things; this is also true with the Transition Assistance Offices. In most cases, you will find the Transition Assistance Office located inside y... more

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