Your Military Separation Guide

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Next stop: civilian life. Separating from the military is a big step, but you'll be ready. If you're reading this, you're already off to a great start. There is a lot to do, so don't wait until the last minute. Give yourself plenty of time to complete all of the tasks that are required before you separate:

  • Complete preseparation counseling.
  • Complete the Transition Assistance Program's Transition GPS.
  • Schedule your final medical and dental exams.
  • Visit your installation's transportation management office.

Prepare early, and you'll be ready for your military separation and the civilian world. Leaving military life might seem like a big project, but it's not if you take it one step at a time.

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