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he skills they developed in the military are highly transferrable to the civilian sector.

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Since April 2016, I’ve had the privilege of serving as an executive coach for The Honor Foundation and supporting the career transition of Navy SEALs, Green Berets, special forces operators and support personnel. I have personally coached 14 SEAL leaders, two Green Berets, a Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman (SWCC) and one Marine Master Chief from MARSOC. Through the program, I’ve supported the career transition of nearly 1,000 servicemen and women.

What I hear the most is veterans believe they are only suited to work for the government as civilians; they can’t see how they fit into the everyday workforce. But the truth is not all veterans should work for federal contractors or find a GS position as a civilian. The skills they developed in the military are highly transferrable to the civilian sector.

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