If Darth Vader wrote an (old) Coast Guard OER

So what if the baddest of the baddies in the Star Wars universe had to write an OER? Well, someone out there took a guess… here’s a portion of the text: Skillfully planned massive effort for successful T&E of only known Death Star in the galaxy, selected…

Military Retirement: Start

I’ve begun the process of separating, or transitioning as it’s better referred to in the civilian sector, from the military, more specifically, the U.S. Coast Guard. Having viewed many retirements from the inside I didn’t see the complexities that I now have before me. This series…

Military Retirement: Medical Records

You’ll see in my previous post that the medical records process is to start about ten-months out from your actual retirement date. So, where do we begin? We’re first going to get in touch with our nearest military facility (or your local equivalent) and begin the process of…

Military Retirement: The Job Hunt & Resources

Though the road to retirement is littered with do this, do that’s, there is nothing more important than getting your next career ready. Yes, that’s right, your next career. Unless you’re an O-6 or above with no debt or children to tend to, you’re most likely…