About Transition Time: A Veteran’s Guide to a Thriving Transition
Find your ideal post-military career, and build wealth so you don’t always need it. Transition Time is a resource for service members and veterans, providing sound principles to help current and former military members thrive throughout their transition process–whenever that day arrives. Read it now, and let other veterans know about Transition Time!
Some service members know the end is coming; they choose it. Others have it forced upon them. Regardless of how it arrives, if you are a service member, your military journey will one day end. It is a milestone. What follows is a new adventure filled with new opportunities and difficulties too.
Post-military life adheres to its own rules and expectations that can cause the unprepared to stumble. This next phase can also be highly fulfilling and prosperous for those who are ready. Fortunately, your planning can start today, wherever you are in your military career, and ensure your post-military years are rewarding ones.
Speaking of plans, do you have one? If not, this book will help you create it. Moreover, it offers guidance to ensure your transition plan creates opportunities for you to thrive during your next adventure. After all, this isn’t just a book about transitioning from the military. It is about moving you closer to financial independence and giving you the freedom to pursue the things that really matter.
Transition Time takes you beyond your transition and into a thriving new life. So, just keep reading. It’s transition time!
Jacob Cox lives with the love of his life and wife, Laura Cox, and his two cats, Epic and Saga. In 2018, Jacob retired from the U.S. Army, having risen from the rank of Private First Class, E-3, to the rank of Major, O-4. As a Soldier, Jacob served as an armament and electrical system repairer for the Apache Helicopter before earning his commission through Officer Candidate School. Over the years that followed, he served as a Chemical Officer, Signal Officer, Telecommunications Engineer, and finished his 22-year career as a Cyberspace Operations Officer.
During Jacob’s service, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University, a Master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Duke University, and a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His certifications include the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional (PMP). He has published in scientific and military journals, conference proceedings, and magazines. As a lifelong learner, Jacob is obsessed with audiobooks and online courses. His reading interests include fantasy, wealth building, self-development, programming, and spiritual sanctification.
Jacob works as a Data Scientist for the government. When he is not writing, working, completing an independent research project, or spending time with his wife, Jacob is an active real estate investor and stock trader. Jacob’s favorite bible verse is, “Whatever you do, do it from the heart, as something done for the Lord and not for people, knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord. You serve the Lord Christ.” -Colossians 3:23-24 (CSB).