Captain Obvious: Transitioning From Military to Civilian Life Isn’t Easy

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Transitioning out of the military is a BIG life change. Most service members and their spouses experience conflicting emotions. Your service member may dream of a civilian lifestyle. You, however, may want your family to remain a part of the military.

Some service members will be forced out. Other service members will have wounds, illnesses or injuries that will prevent them from reaching retirement. Others may choose not to renew their contract or continue their service. Whatever the reason, we know military spouses have many questions about transition, but not enough resources available to them. 

Can we afford to leave the military?

Where will we live?

What career support services are available to me as I transition?

In order to help with some of these questions, the National Military Family Association is conducting a Transition Survey to find out what type of resources military spouses need to assist with transition from military to civilian life. 

Here’s how you can help!

If you have transitioned out of the military in the past two years, or plan to leave within the next 24 months, then please click here to take our Transition Survey.

Survey participants will be entered into a drawing to win one of three gift cards. Hurry the survey closes on June 3rd.

Don’t delay and take our Transition Survey today!

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