Fort Bragg Chosen for Transition Program

The Army wants to ditch its one-size-fits-all policy on helping soldiers adjust to life after active duty.

And it’s turning to Fort Bragg to help find a new solution that could ultimately help cut down on unemployment among new veterans.

Fort Bragg is one of six installations participating in a pilot program starting next month.

The two-year pilot is part of the Army’s Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program, which is mandatory training for all soldiers leaving active duty and helps prepare them for civilian careers through courses that teach resume writing, military skills translation, financial planning and more.

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