Back on the Homefront

Back on the Homefront

The adjustment from active duty to civilian life is rife with joy, emotion and challenges alike. Ponder the true nature of post-army homecomings and the reality of transitioning from soldier to veteran.

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Julia Nex7 days ago
Translating Your Military Career to a Resume
Okay, you’ve made the decision that it’s time to transition from military service and start a new adventure in the “civilian world,” but how do you translate your military career into a language and s...
Jonathan Reed20 days ago
Without Them
They stood shoulder to shoulder, ten men in a line, hands pressed to their foreheads performing a salute. After 75 years their salute was slower, their balance aided by walking sticks, their sight som...
Jus L'amorea month ago
10 Easy Ways You Can Help Veterans
Freedom is something many Americans take for granted, but for every day we enjoy our freedom is a day a military member has served fighting for it. Whether they are active soldiers or veterans, these ...
Rowan Marley4 months ago
The 10 Best Gifts for Service Members Returning Home
If you're a family member or friend who was faithfully sending care packages to a friend in the military, you already know how rough that life can be. Rougher still though is trying to re-integrate in...
Rowan Marley4 months ago
10 Good Jobs for New Veterans
You served your country well, you met a bunch of new friends, and you learned to love the military lifestyle. Or, maybe you just did one tour in Iraq, only to find that you're alright with being a "on...
Fred Eugene Park6 months ago
Why Military Veterans Have a Hard Time Getting a Job
There are few bigger sacrifices that an individual can make than fighting for their country. Around the world, our military helps to keep our citizens and civilians everywhere safe from terror. Though...
Patty Ramsen6 months ago
10 Civilian Jobs Similar to Military Life
When you leave the military, you may be worried about your transition to regular civilian jobs. However, there are civilian jobs similar to military life that won’t be too much of an uprooting for you...
Jonathan Bowler9 months ago
From Frontlines to Heavy Books
“INCOMING! GET ON THE FLOOR!” This is how nearly all military movies portray war. You are sleeping in your bunk/cot/bed, and suddenly someone is screaming to get down. Perhaps in the very beginning of...
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Victoria Coston9 months ago
Military Life
Depression and suicide in the military is a real thing. I never related or had experiences until recently this year. Questions started racing through my head like why am I always feeling like this? I’...