JBLM hosts 3-day Summit

JBLM hosts 3-day military transition summit

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Thousands of service members looking to transition to civilian life are getting much-needed help.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is hosting the Washington State Service Member for Life Military Transition Summit Tuesday – Thursday. The event is not just a job fair but a 3-day event with workshops and training to help service members make the shift from military to the civilian work force.

“Civilian world of work is different from the military. I think one of things that will really enable successful transition is learning as much as you possibly can about what that set of opportunities are for you at the point of transition,” said Michael Haynie with Syracuse University’s Institute of Military Families.
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