Increasing your knowledge and understanding about military culture will help you better understand, relate to, and support your Veteran employees. in this section, you will learn common terms and lingo used by your Veteran employees as well as what he or she is referring to when asking about the mission.
As with any large organization, the military has its own set of terms and lingo. Read our Common Terms & Lingo (Handout) to learn some selected terms, acronyms, phrases, and slang terms that may be of use to you.
Read our Chain of Command & Authority (Handout).
The military and its personnel are very mission oriented. Learn more about that orientation by reading our What it Means to be Mission Oriented (Handout).
Veterans report many benefits and positive changes as a result of their military service. To learn more, read our Positive Outcomes of Military Service (Handout).
Take this Military Cultural Competence Online Course*.
Use the Department of Defense's