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Getting ready to return to civilian life after your military service?

You’ll find great information and resources for veterans throughout this Veterans ReEmployment site.

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Get started with a Transition Assistance Program (TAP) seminar

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) seminar is a three-day workshop to prepare separating service members for career, education, and employment decisions. The program is available to members of all military branches through a partnership among the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, and the Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS).You can enroll in a TAP seminar up to 24 months before your separation. To find a TAP workshop in your area, contact:

Transition centers can help you with a variety of your transitional needs.

Learn about VA programs

Visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Returning Service Members website to learn about programs to help you with job, education, healthcare, and other benefits.

Find more transition resources

  • eBenefits offers service members, veterans, and family members an easy way to access and manage benefits, claims, and documents.
  • The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a website for connecting wounded warriors, service members, veterans, and their families with those who support them.
  • Use Army COOL and Navy COOL to find civilian certifications related to your military training.

For injured or disabled service members

  • Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD). If you are separating from active duty within the next 60 to 180 days, BDD can help you receive VA disability benefits sooner.
  • Homes for Our Troops builds specially adaptive homes for severely injured veterans, at no cost to veterans.

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