The following is a release from Anna Pedron and the U.S. Army:
One of the top priorities of Fort Benning’s leadership is providing Soldiers with opportunities to prepare for life after the military, said Kevin Aker, transition services specialist at Fort Benning’s Soldier for Life Center.
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“Transition is an ongoing process from the moment you take your oath,” Aker said. “Whether you are in for three or 30 years, eventually you will have to transition out, and most people will still need or want to work after they leave.”
The Fort Benning Soldier for Life Center’s mission is to successfully transition soldiers. The center offers many programs to make sure soldiers and their families are prepared for their next step in life.
“We are very focused on what we do here,” Aker said. “Our top priority is helping soldiers in transition and making that transition as seamless for them as possible.”
Aker said that for many soldiers, transitioning out of the Army is one of the hardest things they do in their career, and that providing opportunities like job fairs and classes dealing with resumes and interviews can make a huge difference in …read more
Source:: Tactical Life