John C. Buckley, II, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret) is a veteran, career coach and mentor, author, and an expert in the field of military-to-civilian career transition. He currently assists Koch companies to develop and implement recruiting and retention programs for military veterans and people with criminal records. Prior to initiating his civilian career, he commanded infantry soldiers in combat and peacekeeping operations and directed two of the Army’s most prestigious schools. He teaches transition courses, gives seminar presentations, writes about the barriers to military-to-private sector career transition and re-entry, and continues to mentor current and former military personnel. His recent article “Dance With The One Who Brung Ya,” was published in Military Review by Army University Press.