The Military Advantage Minute: Translating Your Skills Skills Trasnslatorskills translator displaying translated skill sets. and USAA launched a series of short videos designed to raise awareness of the need for servicemembers, veterans, and their families to take advantage of their hard-earned benefits and post-military career opportunities.

Today’s video focuses on finding the tools to help you translate your military experience into civilian terms.

This series of short videos are based on the book, The Military Advantage.

About the Author

Terry Howell
Before becoming the Managing Editor for, Terry served 20 years in the U.S. Coast Guard as an Aviation Electrician’s Mate and aircrewman. In his final role in the Coast Guard, Terry served as a Career Development Advisor, where he provided career, finance, education, and benefits counseling to servicemembers and their families. Since retiring from the Coast Guard, Terry has authored the book, The Military Advantage, managed the content for TurboTap, the DoD's online transition program and VAforVets, the VA's transition assistance website. Terry earned both his Bachelor's and MBA at Corban University using Military Tuition Assistance and his GI Bill benefits to help cover the cost.