Post Military Careers After a Life of Military Service
Many programs are available to all branches of service (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard) to help you transition to civilian life with new careers, such as
- TAP, ETAP (Transition Assistance Programs)
- MOAA (Military Offices Association of America – see local chapters below).
Military Retirement and Consulting
Smith Mountain Lake is an ideal setting for those who have retired from the military, but still provide consulting services. Enjoy a relaxing work/life balance by choosing Smith Mountain Lake as your retirement destination.
Easily work from home
(High Speed Internet)
Only the “home” isn’t mired in the swirl of the NCR or Tidewater area but rather on SML in the pristine and tranquil Blue Ridge Mountains).
- Roanoke – 43 miles
- Lynchburg – 49 miles
- Greensboro, NC – 84 miles
- Raleigh/Durham, NC – 111 miles
(ride the trian – with internet and a dining car – instead of driving)
- Roanoke – 24 miles
- Lynchburg – 37 miles
Military Benefits – Convenient Options Nearby
One of the first things many veterans will look for when searching for a new home or retirement destination is a place that has access to medical care and veteran resources in the surrounding areas.
Smith Mountain Lake is conveniently located within driving distance to numerous facilities including VA Hospitals, Vet Centers, VA CBOC and other VA organizations such as MOAA chapters.
- Danville CBOC – 26 miles
- Roanoke Vet Center – 29 miles
- Salem VA Medical Center – 32 miles
- Lynchburg CBOC – 26 miles
- Greensboro Vet Center – 59 miles
Shopping: Each of the above communities also offer opportunities for the entire family to enjoy entertainment, great restaurants and leisure activities.
Central Virginia Chapter of MOAA
PO Box 6455, Charlottesville, VA 22906
- Capt John W. Swartzwelder Jr.
- 4th Thursday; Luncheons
- Glenmore Country Club
MOAA, Southwest Virginia Chapter
PO Box 3090, Roanoke, VA 24015
- LTC James T. Flynn
- 3rd Thursday @ 12pm
- Various Locations