When a member of our armed forces moves to a new station, the U.S. military is available to assist that person in his or her transition. But what happens when veterans return to civilian life?
Unless they have a strong support system in place through family or friends, it can be a very difficult adjustment as they attempt to start a new career.
Here are three things that can help a veteran acclimate to civilian life.
Anyone can help with this one. Take some time to spend with a veteran, and really listen to what they have to say.
Veterans can experience isolation, which can result in a negative effect on their mental and physical health.
2. Access to work
It can be a process for a veteran to get acclimated back to civilian life. If you know someone who is struggling to find work, share this: They have access to free programs that are specifically structured for them.