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Preparing for Transition from the Military: Arm Yourself with Knowledge

Military Spouse
October 21, 2014
Written by Kelly Ryan, midwest education coordinator at American Military University

Life changes can be intimidating. Transitioning from military to civilian life is a drastic change that affects nearly every aspect of life. Preparing for this change can be intimidating, but there is a wealth of help available.
The more knowledge you can gain that pertains to your specific family needs and goals, the better prepared you will become. The first task to tackle should be selecting where you will live after transition, as housing on a military installation will no longer be an available option. For some transitioning families, their home of record is the easy choice, but assuring your family’s goals may mean branching out to a location you have never visited before.

Read the entire article at Military Spouse.

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