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Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional regulations specific to the branches of service.

In 2018, President Donald Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 into law, which significantly altered the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program for the first time since 2011.

Read about the changes to TAP mandated by the FY19 NDAA.