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DOD Transition Assistance Program

Benefit overview

The military has an extensive array of services to help make your separation a success. If you’re an active-duty service member, National Guard and reserve component service member or service member’s spouse, you can take advantage of these transition assistance resources and more. The Defense Department recommends retirees begin the transition process at least two years prior to retirement. Find out more today.

How this benefit helps

Tap into information, tools and training to help you and your family prepare for your military-to-civilian transition — including service-specific support.

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Online learning materials

Find resources and training including financial planning, employment fundamentals, education, mental health for families and more.

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Service-specific support services

Find assistance with how to manage the transition timeline, careers and employment, and more.

How to access this benefit

The Defense Department Transition Assistance Program, or DoDTAP, is available online and through your installation Transition Assistance Program office.

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