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Separation & Transition – Resources

There are several extensive services and benefits to help make your transition from the military to civilian life a success. If you are an active-duty service member, member of the National Guard or reserve, or a military spouse or caregiver, you. …
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Separation & Transition – Benefits

You’ve stepped up and put your country first. Because of your service, you have a host of benefits available as you make the transition to civilian life. Here’s an overview of benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the. …
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Transitioning Veterans – The Essentials

Transitioning Veterans is a free Military OneSource specialty consultation designed specifically for service members returning to civilian life. Whether you are 12 months out from retirement or separation or within 365 days of your last day of service, you are eligible for this personalized transition support. Through a series of sessions, a professionally trained consultant will help you identify goals and navigate benefits and resources.

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Transition Assistance Programs and Resources

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.

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Read This: Must-Dos for Separating

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.

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Military Separation and Retirement – The Essentials

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.

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Seven Signs You May Need Extra Help Transitioning to Civilian Life – And Where to Get It

Are you separating or retiring from the service in the near future? Are you actively transitioning to civilian life? With so many components of transition, you may feel like you could use some extra help. Maybe you’re looking for support to manage stress or logistics. Or perhaps you just need someone to give you that extra encouragement to set goals to get through your to-do list.

Transition Assistance Program Department of Defense Policy

Military programs are governed by federal law, Defense Department policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. Below are the DOD policies that govern the Transition Assistance Program in the military. DOD Directive. …
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Deciding Where to Live When You Leave the Military

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.

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Re-enlist, Reserves, or Transition? 4 Things to Consider

Maybe you’re just ending your first tour of duty. Maybe you’ve fulfilled your obligation to your country. Now, you’re at a crossroads—re-enlist, reserves, transition out? How do you know you’re making the right call?

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Make Your Final Military Move a Success

No matter the length of your military career, you’ve probably moved at least once. It’s always an adventure. For most service members leaving the military, either at retirement or at their end of active service separation, a final move at government expense is authorized.

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MySTeP Supports Spouses Throughout Their Military Journey

The Department of Defense recognizes the role of the spouse in a smooth military transition, and has developed a new tool, called the Military Spouse Transition Program, designed to bolster your military spouse success at each step of the journey, from the beginning to the end of your family’s military experience.