Tag Archive: military spouse

Jul 02

Taking Time to Find the Right Fit in Civilian Life

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Many senior leaders in transition from military service are reluctant to take much time off before beginning a new job in the civilian workforce. Retired Major General Jay Santee is an advocate of using the time in between to actively network, visit family and explore life goals with one’s partner or spouse to determine what comes next. …

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Aug 30

Military Spouses in Transition: What’s Next for YOU?

Those of us who grew up unfamiliar with military life had no idea what becoming a military spouse would entail. Unlike friends who grew up as “military brats” moving from one school to the next,  I knew little about relocating from place to place, packing up my family, household goods and professional skills to start all …

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Apr 25

Military Spouses: Prepare for Transition to Civilian Life

Military spouses are some of the most resilient and flexible human beings on the planet. They have to learn very early on in military life to cope with stress, frequent professional and personal change and loss. Spouses of senior military leaders may find themselves in leadership roles of their own, both inside and outside the …

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