Stacey Dearing maintains a series of pages that provide military veterans guidance on translating military terminology and jargon for the civilian work force.
Introduction - provides initial strategies for veterans to use while transitioning into the civilian work force.
Terminology & Experience - helpful section that shows how to "civilianize" your document and translate the military duties, jargon, and acronyms into civilian terms.
Common Questions & Additional Resources - provides some answers to questions and suggestions on places to seek additional help in transitioning your military experience to the civilian work force.
This page also includes other online resources:
Career One Stop (Sponsored by the US Dept. of Labor & The American Job Center)
O*Net Online (Sponsored by the US Dept. of Labor & The American Job Center)
My Next Move For Veterans (Sponsored by the US Dept. of Labor & The American Job Center)
Linked In Veterans Resources (This site provides access for veterans to free online classes, including one on Translating your Military Experience to Civilian Life.)
Current position @ USC:
Associate University Librarian
& Business Librarian
USC Marshall School of Business
USC Leventhal School of Accounting
Business, Accounting, Economics,
Military Science, and Naval History
Student Veteran transition to higher education
Public & academic library leadership
Veteran - US Army (84-88)
6th Ranger Training Battalion - Florida Ranger Camp, Eglin Air Force Base (85-88)
Ranger School Class 12-86
USC Contact Info:
3660 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089
213 740 9167
The National Archives has Military Service Records.
Other links include:
Replace Veterans' Medals, Awards, and Decorations.
Veterans’ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
The USC Veterans Resource Center was established in 2014. The Center, established through the efforts of the Office of Academic Records and Registrar and the Division of Student Affairs, provides a space for student veterans to utilize.
The location is Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Suite 330.
At the USC VRC visitors will find the offices of the USC Veterans Certification Office , connect with other student veterans, make use of the lounge and space to study.