Army News Service
WASHINGTON — The president announced last month an initiative to expand programs designed to prepare service members for leaving the military. But before those initiatives were announced, the Army was already at work making improvements to the Army Career and Alumni Program, which is designed to help soldiers transitioning back into civilian life.
Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, is a program designed in 1991 to reduce veteran unemployment and help troops adjust to life outside of the Army. Recently, ACAP coordinators decided to make some changes to help more soldiers be successful after leaving the military by tailoring the program to meet each soldier’s unique needs.
“The ACAP program is flexible so we can better prepare soldiers for their transition back into the civil society,” said Walter Herd, director of the Army Transition Office.
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