Servicemembers are faced with an important decision at the end of their enlistment: whether to separate from military service or transition into the Reserves.
Words by Rob Griggs, Contributor at Warriorlodge.com
A common challenge for veterans in transition is trying to figure out exactly what they want to do in the next phase of their life. For many, common advice given is to do something you are passionate about, determine where you want to settle down and look for employment there or (most confusing to me) figure out how your military skills best translates and find a corresponding civilian job. Continue Reading
By Darren Blagburn
Army Veteran and American Military University Alumnus
Whether you are entering college for the first time or you are working on your master's degree, creating a personal vision can help you focus on an outcome, and may lead to selecting the appropriate major. While looking five years down the road can sound difficult to do, you will find that you can stay on track to accomplish whatever you set as your long-term goals. Selecting the right major is one of those accomplishments that will lend itself to supporting your vision.
By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education
Making the transition from military life to university life can be difficult for veterans.
Programs have been proposed and/or implemented over the years to help make the transition go smoothly. One tool used by some universities, including American Military University, to great success bears the intimidating name of Fidelis Learning Relationship Management System. Continue Reading