I write about military financial independence, but I'm getting a lot of e-mail about navigating the drawdown and starting a bridge career. I'm also hearing from Reserve and National Guard servicemembers about balancing their military careers with their civilian employers. Veterans (and military spouses) know that their transition to a civilian … [Read more...] about Hiring Our Heroes: Teaching Employers To Hire Military Veterans And Spouses
Archives for August 2014
A reader asks: I did five years of active duty and over 15 years in the Reserves. I just turned 60 years old and am now getting a military pension. My question is regarding Tricare. I just retired from my civilian employer and they do not offer any health insurance. I plan on using Tricare Standard for my only health insurance. Is Tricare … [Read more...] about Is Tricare Standard good enough?
[January 2015 update: this inequity has been resolved. The Army O-3s affected by the 2014 Officer Separation Board will remain eligible for officer pensions instead of reverting to an enlisted pension. This happened because people spoke up and drew attention to the problem. If you have a similar issue, let us know how we can help.] [December … [Read more...] about LEAKED: Statistics From The Army Officer Separation Board