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Lose the Jargon



by Julia Park and Jenny Hale

Every work place has its jargon, but in the military this is especially true. In the Army and at the Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program, or SFL-TAP, words such as TOT (Time on Target), FOB (Forward Operating Base), and FFE (Fire for Effect) are often used. While these Army acronyms may be well-known to those inside the SFL-TAP Center, often military jargon is foreign to civilian employers reading resumes and looking to hire Veterans.

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