Military pay and benefits are one of the most transparent compensation systems in America. A cursory Google search will provide ample charts showing exactly what you earn if you are, say, an E-6 with five years of service.
One of the greatest benefits of serving in our nation’s military is the ability to earn a degree at virtually no cost. Speaking from personal experience, I was able to earn my bachelor’s degree while serving on active duty by using tuition reimbursement.
As a byproduct of their military service, today’s veterans have the stomach to take risks, the ability to deal with ambiguity, composure, and creativity under extreme pressure. Also, they have an unparalleled focus on “team” as the way to win in business.
More than 1500 high-level government and industry professionals are expected to gather on Wednesday, September 4, for two days of discussions and plenary sessions on a wide range of intelligence and national security issues.