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 Libraries Subject Expertise:
Business, Accounting, Economics,
Military Science, and Naval History
Veteran - US Army (84-88)
A Co, 3d Ranger Battalion - 75th Ranger Regiment (84-85)
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)