From 2G0X1 Logistics Plans to Entrepreneur: Using Military Skills to Succeed in Business

As a former 2G0X1 Logistics Plans Airman in the US Air Force, I learned a wealth of skills that I never thought I would use in my civilian life. Basic training was filled with fun and excitement, but it was my advanced skills training that taught me how to think critically and work efficiently under pressure. These skills have been invaluable in my journey as an entrepreneur.

When I left the military, I knew that I wanted to start my own business. However, I didn't know where to begin. It was then that I realized that the skills I had learned in the Air Force could be transferred to the business world. I started by utilizing my problem-solving skills and my ability to work under pressure. I also used my communication skills to build a strong network and build relationships with customers and suppliers.

The top 5 skills that I received in my job as a 2G0X1 Logistics Plans Airman are:

  1. Problem Solving - In the Air Force, I was trained to think critically and find solutions to complex problems. This has translated into my business, where I am able to tackle challenges and find innovative solutions to problems.

  2. Time Management - I learned how to manage my time effectively in the Air Force, and this has been crucial in my business. I am able to prioritize tasks and make sure that everything is done on time.

  3. Communication - I was trained to communicate effectively in the Air Force, and this has been essential in my business. I am able to build strong relationships with my customers and suppliers, which has helped me to grow my business.

  4. Teamwork - I learned how to work well with others in the Air Force, and this has been invaluable in my business. I am able to delegate tasks effectively and work together with my team to achieve our goals.

  5. Adaptability - I was trained to adapt to changing circumstances in the Air Force, and this has been critical in my business. I am able to quickly adjust to changes in the market and find new opportunities for growth.

In conclusion, the skills I learned in the Air Force have been instrumental in my success as an entrepreneur. I would highly recommend that other veterans consider signing up with Veterans First Watch, which is a great resource for transitioning into the business world. By using the skills I learned in the military, I have been able to build a successful business and achieve my goals.