Preparing for your separation or retirement from the military with a special needs family member may require additional consideration. Develop a plan using available support, tools and resources.
Military Separation & Retirement
Transitioning to civilian life is just like everything else in military life. The more preparation you do, the more smoothly everything goes. Whether you’re moving on after one tour of duty or you’ve put in 20 years or more, you have a lot to do as you bring your military career to a close.
The first step toward owning your own home is meeting with a lender to secure a loan. The Home Loan Program, through the Department of Veterans Affairs, is a substantial benefit you have earned with your military service. These invaluable loans require no down payment, no private mortgage insurance, and negotiable interest rates.
The day will come when you’re preparing to get out of the military. You might have spent many an hour already thinking about where you want to live when you get out. Now it’s time to get practical.
You’ve made the decision. Now it’s time to make the most of it. There’s a list of tasks to accomplish, and most of them come with a due date.