Or...is it still being written? Share with us here a short story of your own transition: What did you do in the Military? What steps did you take to prepare for a career in Project Management? What type of civilian jobs did you land in and what has career progression been like? What skills from the Military translated well to civilian Project Management? What skills did you not have that the civilian world was looking for? What have you found different about managing civilian projects from military ones? How did your civilian salary or compensation match up to your expectations? How did your job search go? What advice do you have for others just starting their transition journey? How did project management certifications play a part in your story (PMP, PMI-ACP, etc.)?