Resources for Combat Veterans Who are Making the Transition to Civilian Life

According to a survey conducted by Pew Research Center, 44% of veterans who served since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 said that their experience of transitioning to civilian life was challenging. To help make the process easier for combat veterans, we put together a guide of helpful resources that offer tips on landing a job, purchasing insurance, exploring housing options, and other important things to consider.

The Ultimate Guide to Finding a Job as a Veteran

https://biginterview.com/how-to-find-job-veteran/

 

Where to Search and Apply for Jobs Online

https://www.upwork.com/

 

5 Programs to Help Veterans Buy a Home

https://www.contourmortgage.com/news/programs-to-help-veterans-buy-a-home

 

8 Ways to Find Apartments for Rent

https://blog.nationwide.com/how-to-find-a-rental-home/

 

Explore Your Health Insurance Options When Leaving the Military

https://www.usaa.com/inet/wc/advice-military-keepinghealthcare?akredirect=true

 

The 5 Best Life Insurance Companies for Veterans in 2020

https://www.investopedia.com/best-life-insurance-for-veterans-4846584

 

Best Car Insurance for Veterans and Military Personnel

https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/insurance/cheap-car-insurance-veterans

 

What Veterans Need to Know About Going Back to School

https://degrees.snu.edu/blog/what-veterans-need-to-know-about-going-back-to-school

 

What Benefits and Services Are Available for Veterans with PTSD?

https://cck-law.com/veterans-law/what-benefits-and-services-are-available-for-veterans-with-ptsd/

 

Developing a Plan to Stay Healthy After the Military

https://www.gijobs.com/ways-to-stay-healthy-after-the-military/

 

Home Improvement Projects You Can Start to Pass the Time During Quarantine

https://www.whitealuminum.com/Home-Improvement-Projects-You-Can-Start-to-Pass-the-Time-During-Quarantine-1-6977.html

 

Spruce Up Your Backyard with a DIY Firepit

https://www.redfin.com/blog/6-fire-pits-you-can-make-in-a-day/

 

12 Great Hobbies for Military Veterans

https://www.ourmilitary.com/hobbies-for-military-veterans/

 

Combat veterans who transition to civilian life face many challenges, from getting a job to finding a place to live. Use these resources to help you along the way. You should also look into organizations that can help you make the transition so you won't have to do it alone.

 

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