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Workshops for Warriors Nonprofit School Is the Ticket to a Clearer Transition for our Veterans
Workshops for Warriors Nonprofit School Is the Ticket to a Clearer Transition for our Veterans

| 08/11/2016

For most of us in the US Army community, it’s no secret that the skills many of our service members master in uniform do not transition into the civilian world. The Military spends 4 months training someone for Military life, but just 4 days training someone for civilian life. Read More...

Relevant Tags: soldiers, benefits, army, transfer, post 9/11, 9/11 bill, family member, retirement eligible

A path to leadership – WOC Pre-course
A path to leadership – WOC Pre-course

| 12/17/2015

So you want to be a warrant officer? But you are not sure if you can commit to aggressive training and an academic regiment that the candidate selection process demands. The Army Reserve, in concert with the Army National Guard, is promoting Warrant Officer Candidate (WOC) Pre-course. It is being conducted at Army National Guard Regional Training Centers in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. WOC Pre-course is an intensive three-day program of instruction designed to immerse prospective Warrant Office Candidates (WOCs) into a realistic experience that challenges them physically, emotionally and academically. The WOC Pre-course allows cand... Read More...

Relevant Tags: candidates, training, national, army, warrant officer, national guard, chief warrant, army reserve, regional training, pre requisites, training command, officer candidate

World War II Naval Ship to Visit Charleston, West Virginia

Lindsay Gardner | 08/09/2013

Charleston, W.Va. -  The United States Ship (USS) Landing Ship Tank (LST) 325 will dock at Haddad Riverfront Park on Aug. 29 – Sept. 3, 2013. This is a rare opportunity to see the only fully intact and operational LST in the United States. Read More...

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Army to focus on motorcycle safety in May
Army to focus on motorcycle safety in May

By Julie Shelley | 06/07/2013

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (May 1, 2013) — May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and while the nationwide campaign sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges drivers to share the road with motorcyclists, Army officials are placing greater emphasis on personal responsibility while riding. Read More...

Relevant Tags: motorcycle, army, training, motorcycle safety, army reserve, traffic safety, safety training

Do you want to be a Unit Public Affairs Representative?
Do you want to be a Unit Public Affairs Representative?

| 06/07/2013

As the 108th Training Command (IET) continues to grow, it will be difficult for the Public Affairs Staff to visit each brigade, battalion and company to cover news events. Public Affairs is the responsibility of commanders and Soldiers alike. The PAO is kicking off the Unit Public Affairs Program (UPAR), which will allow any Soldier to be the additional eyes and ears for your unit and the PAO. By volunteering you will assume the duties of UPAR as an additional duty. Read More...

Relevant Tags: public, division, training, unit, command, iet, officer, public affairs, affairs officer, training command, affairs representative

108th Griffon Association — fulfilling its mission
108th Griffon Association — fulfilling its mission

| 06/07/2013

The 108th Griffon Association, an auxiliary support organization for the 108th Training Command, composed primarily of past and some present members is fulfilling its charter and objectives which are: Social contact media for past and present members. Provide scholarships for members and dependents for all units of the entire 108th Training Command Provide assistance to in need soldiers who have developed financial hardships due to deployment, training injuries or other service related matters. Assist the command with needs where appropriated funds cannot be used. Read More...

Relevant Tags: 18th, griffon, association, soldiers, training, 18th griffon, griffon association, training command, 18th training

Information interviews key in job hunt

| 06/07/2013

(This content is provided courtesy of USAA. This is the second in a three-part series about the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian employment.) Transitioning out of the Army after five years of active duty, I was completely unprepared for how to land a civilian job commensurate with my military experience. Oh sure, I could put together a resume that outlined my Army duties and blast it to dozens of unknown companies for positions I knew nothing about. But of the 100 or more resumes I sent, I landed only one interview. Read More...

Relevant Tags: MILITARY TRANSITION RESOURCES, military, job, office, transition, active duty, transitioning out, military civilian, job hunt, military atmosphere

6 reasons military and civilian salaries don’t line up

| 06/07/2013

(This content is provided courtesy of USAA.) I always believed that life after the military would be greener — greener as in the piles of money to be made. As a junior captain, transitioning out of the Army after five years, my salary and benefits were nothing to scoff at. But I was optimistic that I would bank significantly more in corporate America. Read More...

Relevant Tags: MILITARY TRANSITION RESOURCES, military, civilian, active duty, civilian salaries, military civilian, paid vacation, transitioning out

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