When you're trying to balance the Reserves/NG with a civilian career, an extended deployment can be a crippling drawback-- or a unique opportunity. For active-duty servicemembers, deployments are just another part of the lifestyle that includes extensive support and assistance for both the deployer and their ...
Another way to get to 20 years for the pension & TRICARE
Everyone who approaches the end of a military obligation has a tough decision:
Stay in or get out?
The decision is even tougher after the first 10 years:
Stay in for retirement, or get out while it's still easier to transition to a bridge career?