Posted on Nov 4, 2013
Sgt John Henry
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I'd love to hear specifics from veterans on this topic.

My take: Since being a veteran the last 10 years, I've worked mostly in technology startup business development and nonprofit work.  My values and my small team group cohesion has been a great fit for me.
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SSG Jim Handy
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My whole life has been using the same math skills. When I entered the Army I was selected to compute firing data for the field artillery because of my skills. After leaving the Army I went into construction. The same math skills I used in the Army were helpful in the construction trade. Later on I became a CNC machinist and once again found that I was using the exact same math skills.
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SPC Corbin Doades
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As far as my MOS goes, I have seen little benefit from it. But my overall work ethic and morals have show through very well since I have left the service. I tend to be the one that gets things done when others are sitting around and horse playing. It is easy to spot individuals that have left the service in a work place by their work ethics. 
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SSG Jim Handy
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I have had those same experiences on construction job sites and in machine shops.
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MSgt George Sidler
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My MOS did little to generate much gain in the civilian sector; however, both my overall military (Read: Marine Corps) experience(s) as well as my boot camp experience did in-fact help me in not only defining clear objectives (goals), but also in managing staff as well as myself. In short, since my Marine Corps days, there is truly very little out there that I believe I cannot accomplish or overcome. (Ooorah!)
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SSG Jim Handy
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When I left the Army after 10 years at the age of 28, my mother asked me, what are you going to do now, you have no skills. I told my mother, "after 10 years in the Army the one thing I do know is that I can do any damn thing that I want to do."
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