It’s never easy to make a major life transition, and that is certainly true for changing jobs. However, changing jobs as a civilian is one thing. Transitioning out of the military and into an incredibly complex civilian sector is an entirely different kind of test unto itself.
America faces an ever-rising tide of red ink. We prioritize consumption over investment—the past over the future—and lock these commitments in with automatic spending increases that consume an ever-greater share of our federal budget.