Special Forces and special operations forces deserve their due respect. They are trained people and mostly referred to as state machines, they commitment and eagerness to save is solid. Ex-military or military people are loyal and patriotic to the service of their nation. Being appropriately trained, they are able to conduct their duties with less supervision. These soldiers at some point get old, they can no longer offer services to the military thus need to have something that can be of aid in eking a living. They need to be involved in some of the livelihood income for the greater good.
Retired Special Forces, to be specific the veterans, need to involved in an economic activity for the purpose of sustaining themselves. In the USA, the state support such forms that aim at assisting veterans.
The world outside the military perimeter has a range of potential income generation activities. In the civilian world, the veteran need to be engaged in some economic activities as long as they still harbor the ability to do so. It is healthy and safe for them to get occupied. Businesses and entrepreneurial activities are the best shot for veterans. Enterprises running can be the best sanctuary for them.
In military training, there are emphasis on certain traits which are virtuous in nature, such traits are needed in the administration, running and organization of enterprises. There is a correlation between skills obtained in military field to those harbored by businesses experts. Some of the coveted business traits needed, which are harbored by ex-military are discipline, hard work, perseverance, organization, and adaptability just to mention but a few.
Veterans have turned to be great business managers. Success have often followed them even in the business world thanks to the in-thing military characteristics traits. They can pose as individual business runners or even get some formal business job. They are good leaders, organizers and planners.
It does not entirely mean that after being laid off military duties then one can go ahead and start a business. It is out of this that they can enhance their business running skills, perhaps by taking some program. Taking such courses and programs induces more knowledge in matter relating businesses. An ex-soldier who has undergone through this VEP is acquainted with skills to run both small and large business.
Undergoing through the formal businesses programs, veterans are able to top up their ability to amply run enterprises. It is like an open door to entrepreneurial opportunity. The VEP has identified specific institutions from which ex-soldiers can get the relevant business skills.