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Call Number 13

The near-infinite variety of records in military pension files is the very essence of a truism: a statement that is obviously true and says nothing new or interesting. 90 more words

Civil War

March 8, 2016--Ann Bradford Stokes

Ann Bradford Stokes started her nursing career as “contraband”–a former slave now freed when Union Forces invaded the South. 173 more words

Sea Monster

Workplace: The Military vs Corporations

“When it comes to pay, promotion, education,pension, job security and being ordered about, the military offers a freer and kinder existence than most corporations. And only a few civilians can turn up to work on any given morning to find they are off on an another adventure somewhere in the world.” 18 more words


Three Reasons You Should Stay Local After Transitioning From the Military

There comes a time in everyone’s life where they have to make the decision to get out of the military.  Whether it’s retirement or separation, everyone will eventually have to part ways with their service.  920 more words

Military Transition

What Will My Military Pension Look Like After Retirement?

One of my friends asked me to write about the impacts to your cash flow when you retire.  While your cash flow may go up or down based upon a lot of non-military factors, such as relocation or your follow-on career, this blog post will attempt to address the military-specific changes that occur, and which you should take into account when you’re planning for separation or retirement. 998 more words

Military Transition

What is the Survivor Benefit Plan, and What Does It Mean to Me?

What is the Survivor Benefit Plan, and What Does It Mean to Me?


The Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) is a fundamental part of post-military retirement planning, and there is a lot of information out there to educate people about it.  976 more words

Military Transition

Retirement Journal (Initial Entry)

One of the things I wanted to do with this blog is to chronicle the transition from my military career to my new civilian career as a fee-only financial planner in the Tampa Bay area.  1,247 more words

Military Transition