Army Career Skills Program with Scott Wilder

Scott Wilder; Veteran On the Move

This week Joe is joined by Army Veteran, Scott Wilder. Scott is an emergency assistance administrator with the Army Emergency Relief and shares information about the opportunities available to transitioning Soldiers through the Career Skills Program. Scott discusses his own transition after his retirement and how he uses those lessons learned to help others. The Army Emergency Relief provides grants and access to assistance for transitioning soldiers, family members, and retirees. He shares his advice for service members struggling with the transition to the civilian work force and how to connect with the available help. 



About Our Guest 


Scott Wilder joined the Army in 1989 and retired in Nov 2019. He served in the Infantry for most of his career then served as a congressional advisor for the 14th and 15th SGM of the Army ending his career as the Army Soldier for Life Program SGM. Scott has been working at AER since Jan 2020 serving as an Emergency Assistance Administrator.

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