Officials Improve Process for Transition to Civilian Life

Source: http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=118290

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2012 – Officials from the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments participated in a panel discussion here Oct. 19 about efforts to prepare service members for the transition to civilian life.

Danny Pummill, director of VA/DOD liaison for Veterans Affairs, and Susan S. Kelly, director of DOD’s Transition to Veterans Program Office, explained the new Transition Assistance Program during the 10th annual Military Reporters and Editors Conference.

“This isn’t your death-by-PowerPoint TAP from the 1990s,” Pummill said, referring to a side-intensive one-day seminar for transitioning service members in days gone by. “[The new TAP] is well planned and thought out.

Read the full article on the DoD’s web site by going to: http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=118290

Keep checking back to our web site for more information about the new Transition Assistance Program which will begin here at Ellsworth AFB in November 2012.

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