Military Family Transitions too !
Family transition is a neglected area till today. It needs to get due importance if the Military personnel are looking at a seamless transition into their second Life.
Change of status from Military to Civilian is one of the most precarious stage in the life of a Military family. Just like the Military personnel separate from the Military & try to adjust to a Veteran status , so does the Military family.
PREPARE THEM FOR THE CHANGE
Checklist for Family transition -
Plan the transition of your family involving your family in the discussions.
Identify a decent house in a suitable neighbourhood preferably where you have friends, family & a few Veterans known to you.
Check the suitability of location for school, college,office & it`s connectivity with Metro & public transport.
Check out if your wife is likely to be happy & comfortable living in the new home.
Check out the nearest ECHS, CSD , Club & Malls.
Make sure your social life does not take a hit while you are transitioning.
Buy new & trendy furniture along with your wife before you move in.
Your wife & children will be happy only if they have friends & family living close by.
Remember your family is a T-20 team & has to play a lot of challenging matches together in the near future. Keep the team trained & motivated.
If you have a happy family at home , your productivity will increase in your second innings & you can hit across boundaries with an English willow BAT.
LET US DIG DEEPER TOGETHER TO MAKE YOU SOAR HIGHER !
Commander Who Cares !