Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life and its Challenges


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From Warriors Abroad to the Home Front: Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life and its Challenges
For our fighting men and women who return home to a hero’s welcome after enduring the hell that is war the battle is often times just getting started. Long after the parades and the celebratory toasts are hoisted; after the cameras and lights have dimmed the practical reality of life begins to slowly emerge. Soldiers begin to realize that they must embark upon a transition from the rigid, regimented daily routine of military activities to the more free-flowing, evolving context of civilian existence.
Many of our service men and women have a difficult time making a smooth transition. Numerous studies have shown that combat veterans have a...
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