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Beyond the Military: What Will You Do as a Civilian?

By Dr. Michael L. Beshears, professor of Criminal Justice at American Military University

*This article is part of In Public Safety’s September focus on career transitions*

As a retired senior non-commissioned officer, I understand the military can offer a great life and that it’s important for those in the military to think about what life will be as a civilian. Continue Reading

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Learn to Communicate Skills for Career Success

*This article is part of In Public Safety’s September focus on career transitions*  See original article HERE!

By Kristen Carter, M.Ed., Career Services at American Military University

Whether you are retiring from the military, transitioning from the classroom, or simply looking to move into the public service field, identifying and communicating your military service and other skills to potential employers is essential. Continue Reading

New Research Shows Companies Are Changing Their Views on Hiring Veterans

Airman on Paris-bound train could get Air Force medal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone’s military unit is nominating him for the prestigious Airman’s Medal in honor of his actions to subdue a heavily armed gunman on the Amsterdam-to-Paris train last Friday, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James told reporters.

And Stone — whose nickname from his training days has been “Captain America” — could eventually be eligible for the Purple Heart, if French authorities conclude the attack was a terrorist event, according to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Continue Reading

Esper arrives in Baghdad to discuss US troop deployments

Heading up the Joint Chiefs of Staff: 5 Notable Chairmen

By The Associated Press

A "joint board" bringing together top leaders of the U.S. military was established in 1903 during President Theodore Roosevelt's administration. It gained members after World War I but remained largely advisory. The joint board was eclipsed during World War II by a "unified high command" that became known as the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The National Security Act of 1947 formally established its official role in military matters.

New Research Shows Companies Are Changing Their Views on Hiring Veterans