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104th Infantry Division World War II Veteran Mr. Leo Thoennes Joins the Puget Sound Honor Flight

  Last April, 47 veterans from World War II, Korea, and the Vietnam War, joined the Puget Sound Honor Flight on a trip to Washington, D.C. The Puget Sound Honor Flight is part of a national, non-profit organization created solely to honor Ameri... More >>

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In Honor Of Your Service, We Are Honored To Serve You

Leadership, teamwork, strategy, excellence in communications, combined with highly reliable, professionals experienced at achieving efficient and effective operations; these are the terms and phrases often associated with the U.S. military professi... More >>

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30 Military Transition Tips, brought to you by CVS Health

Written by David A. Lee, Director of Military Programs at CVS Health  and originally posted on the Thoughts Over Coffee blog.  Going through transition myself as well as working with other transitioning service members I have had an oppo... More >>

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Homeschooling as a Blessing Stability Amidst Change

You scan your new living room as you watch the movers bringing box after box in the door. “This one is so much smaller than my last,” you think silently. You walk towards the kids’ new rooms, dodging boxes and bubble wrap as you go. You find them du... More >>

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What’s Your Next Mission?

If you’re transitioning from military service and have an interest in the freight transportation industry, you should consider a career at Estes Express Lines — especially if you have driver or mechanic experience. Estes is the largest privately-own... More >>

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Stay Connected A Civilian’s Challenge to Veteran and Active Duty Military

Sitting around the banquet table in 2012, a veteran told me the story of his son-in-law. It seems he had a bit of trouble adjusting to civilian life. A call from his daughter described a frustrated man who had become distant and withdrawn. It was no... More >>

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Top Tips To Succeed At A Career Fair

This content provided courtesy of USAA Planning for an effective military to civilian transition is one of the most vital things to do for an effective career, family, and financial transition. A job fair also known as a career fair is one of thos... More >>

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13 Tips for Your Next Move or PCS

(Information Courtesy of USAA) Moving is a lot more than getting your stuff from point A to point B — it’s a major life event. USAA provides an extensive PCS Guide to help your relocation go as smoothly as possible. Here are some highlights: ... More >>

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5 Ways to Maximize Military Benefits and Save Money

(Information Courtesy of USAA) Between basic training, PCSing and deployment, joining the military presents some unique financial challenges in the first few years of service. But there are also great benefits. “There are a range of prod... More >>

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Army Advantage Eventually Rewards Aviator

Sometimes it takes time to apply those unique military skills in a civilian job. For James Hasburgh, it took more than a decade. Nevertheless, his experience keeping tanks and trucks rolling as an Army fuel and electrical specialist ultimately prove... More >>

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Ball State Supports Soldier-Students Through Peer Tutoring, Study Sessions

During his first year as assistant director of financial aid and scholarships for veterans’ affairs at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, Michael Black began to acquaint himself thoroughly with its many student support services. His goal? To ... More >>

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10 Tips for Military Veterans to Succeed in College

Military veterans have an incredible financial benefit from their military service in the Post 9/11 GI Bill, college and university grants, and other forms of financial aid. The GI Bill gives military veterans a strong financial incentive to attend ... More >>

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From Naval Aircraft Mechanic to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Management and Program Analyst Veteran Heather McNeil is Making a Difference

Heather McNeil, known by most as “Dee,” started her impressive career by joining the U.S. Navy in 1983, one year after graduating from Compton High School in Compton, California.  She wanted to learn a trade within the aviation field and was offered... More >>

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The Battle Against Cyber Attacks

In June and July of 2016, hackers breached the databases for elections systems in Illinois and Arizona. Although Boards of Elections officials said they are confident the hackers changed nothing, the potential for disaster is real. The Illinois data... More >>

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Fields of Green: 5 Routes Toward a New Career

This content is provided courtesy of USAA. Whether you’re transitioning from military to civilian life or have decided to change career fields, your main goal is to find a stable, good paying job as quickly as you can. A strategic way to do... More >>

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