Michael Bluemling, Jr. | Blog
Michael Bluemling, Jr., is a former Sergeant of Soldiers and author of "Bridging the Gap from Soldier to Civilian," who overcame abuse to become a success story, after his transition from soldier to civilian. He shares his insight with fellow veterans, to help them through this arduous process, successfully.
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A TO Z: 26 ISSUES TRANSITIONING VETERANS FACE #22 Having a feeling coming over you of rejection and defeat can really change the attitude of the fiercest warrior in the world in the matter of seconds. You can be full of hope or joy one minute...

A TO Z: 26 ISSUES TRANSITIONING VETERANS FACE #20 Dealing with a major letdown, traumatic experience, or tragedy is never easy. You have such a high expectation when you set a goal for yourself and if it doesn’t happen the way you expected there is a...

A TO Z: 26 ISSUES TRANSITIONING VETERANS FACE #19 It is one thing to go through a difficult situation in life that causes trauma and a completely different scenario when you go through a combat type experience where you may have faced a flight or fight...

A TO Z: 26 ISSUES TRANSITIONING VETERANS FACE #18  Most people assume that when someone raises their right hand in acceptance of the privilege and honor to serve our fellow Americans, that in that moment a great deal of gratitude is automatically afforded to the man...

A TO Z: 26 ISSUES TRANSITIONING VETERANS FACE #17

Having faith in yourself is one of the most important aspects of getting control of your life. You can have everything lined up and something unexpectedly happens. It’s very frustrating and causes doubt. When we are faced with doubt, it makes us feel uncomfortable. This naturally leads us to question ourselves.

A TO Z: 26 ISSUES TRANSITIONING VETERANS FACE #16

There are many forms of pain and levels of discomfort a person suffers during their lifetime. The more this pain is managed, the better the demeanor of the person. Let’s face it, when you are in pain, you aren’t in the best mood.
When soldiers return, are they being treated unfairly from your perspective? Do you think they have all of the resources and opportunities available compared to a recent college grad with limited work experience, in some cases?

A TO Z: 26 ISSUES TRANSITIONING VETERANS FACE #13

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='10px' down='10px'] There’s one difference between winning and losing. If you are thinking it’s heart, you are off to a good start; however, if you are thinking mental toughness, you hit the nail on the head. Success or failure swings on a very small pendulum of psychological balance that focuses on either the negative or positive aspect of a problem and or solution.