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Veteran Bowl

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Any restrictions for federal employees from investing in stocks or using robo-advisors like Wealthfront? If it matters, it’s a non sensitive role at VA.

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Hi all, can anyone be a referral to a role I found at Accenture ? Thanks in advance ! Specialty is cloud and cyber

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Hello Veteran Bowl. I am transitioning out of the Army and I am looking for a staff position in Audit, Tax or consulting. I have a CPA, EA and a secret clearance. I have a Masters degree in Accounting… more

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Bought a home in May. Had a great experience with my lender and had a solid rate at 2.75%. He contacted me out of the blue today to say he can get me a 2.25% VA streamline refinance with no closing co… more

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Getting ready to sign my contract and raise my right hand for National Guard. I have yet to tell my manager out of fear they try to let me go before I am “officially” in service.

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Recommended lenders for VA loan?

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I’ve been out for 7 years+ now. Former enlisted. I now have my degree and work in cyber and have been looking into direct commission programs in the Army and Air National Guard. Anyone have expierence… more

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Need some advice here, I'm currently trying to mentor an E6 with no college education and a MOS that doesn't really translate over to civilian career very well. He's on track to obtain a c… more

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Any Air Force Reservists in DC area?

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I’m more scared to leave consulting than I was the Army.

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One year MOB order to support Covid. What’s the chance the order would be cut short?

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Has anyone done a rotation in Powhidz, Poland recently? Any information you’re able to share would be extremely helpful

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Still working on kitchen damaged by tenant and need to find cabinet listings online (name, product number, pricing, etc) so USAA can search online & approximate value of property damage claim. … more

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Has anyone here went through Army Engineers BOLC?

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In honour of Veteran's Day, here's a mind-blowing fact I learned this week. Russian soldiers yell, "Oorah!" before going into battle, because , the word is indeed Russian. That'… more

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Me: “It makes me slightly uncomfortable when people say ‘thank you for your service’ to me” Every one of my coworkers today: “Hey thanks for your service!” Me: Side note, am I the only person that hates this?

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Has anyone here been stationed in Quantico? My partner is PCSing there in January. Where is a good place to live? We think the DC commute is too far.

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Happy Veterans Day all!

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Happy 245th Birthday you glorious bastards!!!

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Every time I get nostalgic, I remember this

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I’m enlisted in the ANG but I’m thinking about applying for MBA programs in a few years. Anyone know if guardsmen receive the same education benefits as active duty? Worried I won’t be able to fund my… more

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Got my official discharge today! 13 years later. Finally.

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Besides S2S, are there any other veteran or military networks associations / programs that I should connect with for MBA prep / networking? Thanks fam

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I’m enlisted in the ANG but I was wondering if anyone here (or knows someone) made the transition from enlisted to officer and what the process is like. More specifically, how long did it take, what w… more

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Working in the DC area. I’m eligible for TRICARE benefits as a military retiree. I’ve currently got the barebones insurance through my employer which effectively pays nothing before a massive annual d… more

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Enlisted soldier here. About to go on mob for one year. Any advice to stay away from bad influence?

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I'm a reservist and also get VA disability pay. I've turned my paperwork into the air force to forgo disability pay but haven't heard anything from the VA yet. How long does it take for th… more

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Anybody know if booz allen or Accenture will have remote work post covid-19?

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Transitioning Army Officer looking at Accenture JMO program. Anyone willing to chat about the program/refer me? Thanks!

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Anyone have any insights on working at USAA? Comp, interview, quality of life.. anything really.

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I'm interviewing for a position at Bain, any knowledge of their policies on reservists?

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My friend's company is looking to hire only veterans for construction work. Can anyone suggest a site to post the job ad? Are there any out there that are specific to vets that you would recommend… more

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As an accountant in b4. I truly want to go back military as an officer for rest of my career. Life would be much better and as well as the pay............

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3 years experience in b4 as a Senior auditor, just got laid off due to covid. About to go on one year mob for Covid. Do you think this one year employment gap would affect my job searching next year w… more

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Any one have full VA healthcare and decline their company’s health insurance? Was it a smart move? Was the VA healthcare system reliable? I’m a revelry separated veteran

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It really bothers me that military experience is basically ignored by most recruiters. This week I had one day to me that I “only had 3 years of experience,” which is true only when ignoring the 5 yea… more

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