From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Podcast - Episode 72

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Left the Military

Transitioning out of the military can bring some unique challenges that you may not have anticipated.

Amy West, a Navy Veteran and Orion Recruiter, joins the show to discuss the 7 things she wishes she had known when transitioning out of the military.

 


 

Transitioning out of the military can bring some unique challenges that you may not have anticipated. Things like a gap in health insurance coverage, the logistics of relocation, and potentially taking a pay cut can catch many transitioning service members by surprise.

Amy West, a Navy Veteran and Orion Recruiter, joins the show to discuss the 7 things she wishes she had known when transitioning out of the military. Topics include:

  • The "cost" of leaving the military
  • Process and typical timeline
  • Benefits of working with a military recruiter