A member of the CDP staff, Ms. Elizabeth Rishkofski, recently took -- and did very well on -- the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). Based on her scores, she was given an opportunity to select her career field in the Air Force Reserves and will be leaving us temporarily for training. We wish her godspeed. But her experience got me thinking again about the ASVAB – what is it and why might it matter to us as behavioral health providers?
The percentage of respondents to the just-released Blue Star 2012 Military Family Lifestyle Survey (large PDF) who indicated changes to retirement benefits as their top military family life concern. In second place? Pay and benefits, which 20% of the respondents identified as a top issue.
Before we get to the holiday weekend, it's time for the weekly announcements. First up, we've got a few new positions open. There are two openings for Deployment Behavioral Health Psychologists, one in San Diego, CA and another in San Antonio, TX. There's also a slot for an Administrative Assistant at the CDP headquarters in Rockville, MD. Take a look at the Jobs section for additional information on these opportunities.