Understanding the Military Experience
Serving in the military is a way of life. The military is a rich and distinct culture, made up of shared history, values, symbols, and perspectives. Within this culture are subgroups – each military branch has unique characteristics.
Why is this important?
Membership in a military culture may be one of the most powerful and enduring determinants of a person’s values, beliefs, expectations, and behaviors.
All Service Members are part of a shared culture, however their individual experiences will depend on many factors. For example, experiences can vary tremendously depending upon:
It is vital that you send the message to your client that you recognize the importance of their military background and have taken the time to better understand military culture.
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" Send the message to your client that you recognize the importance of their military background and have taken the time to better understand military culture. "