An Allegory on Institutional Identity

As a promised follow-up from my most recent article, I will be taking you down a road less traveled on institutional identity, and the barriers, challenges, and military lessons learned that you will likely encounter. Truth is often found in humorous stories and parables – not necessarily individual or momentary truth, but a type of

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The Big vs Small Leap from Military to Civilian

A lot of veterans seem to find themselves transitioning out of the military and into… A business or organization that is veteran-run, veteran-oriented, and continues to use military style imagery and language. Many of the people I served with now have great careers in law enforcement, defense contracting, and veteran service and support networks. A

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Use Your Education Benefits

There is plenty of information available to active duty and veteran personnel regarding your military education benefits. For example, I could write an article attempting to explain these ultimately simple benefits and processes (e.g. how your BAH allotment is calculated, how to see which institutions offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, or how to apply for

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