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When I joined the Army after high school, I had no idea what I was getting into. However, I quickly learned a few things to keep me out of trouble: Never be first; never be last; no matter how much you prepare, Murphy will find a way to surprise you; and train like your life depends on it because one day, it might. When I left the Army full-time and started working with veterans and their families to help them build a legacy in retirement, I didn’t realize how much these principles would help me with that. Below are a few considerations to take into account if you are working with veterans.

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