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Finding Your Military Work-Life Balance

Finding Your Military Work-Life Balance

  I answer a lot of reader questions here, and I also get good advice. Today's guidance comes from a friend I've known for decades. "Unlike you I decided to make my government pension my primary means of retirement, with O-6 and 30 years as my goal. Ironically I ended up making flag officer but what I didn't ...

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12B Combat Engineer Officially Opens To Women

12B Combat Engineer Officially Opens To Women

The Army Combat Engineer School sets the example, by officially opening training seats for women. Combat engineers now open to females, adding more than 20,000 additional positions open to women! In accordance with the The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA); Available Combat Arms (CA) Military ...

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Making The Transition:  Federal Civil Service

Making The Transition: Federal Civil Service

This post is brought to you by John, a fellow submarine veteran who used his military skills to make a successful transition to a similar career in the federal civil service.   (If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.  John noticed my submarine commentary ...

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Why All Nurses Should Consider the Military First

Why All Nurses Should Consider the Military First

Modern nurses are independent, adept, and highly educated health care providers who can accurately diagnose, treat, and otherwise provide care for a wide range of medical issues. There are a few places where nurses remain highly revered medical professionals, and one of the most prestigious is the United States Armed ...

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