Working with the government is a long term objective. The benefits, stability, and security of a government job is the long term goal. The government offers many career opportunities to veterans and non veterans alike. Management, supervision, administrative and technical fields are all found in this field of work.
Short term is weekly/ yearly paycheck in a work environment chock full of benefits: annual leave, sick leave, health insurance, life insurance and training. Long term: pension and health insurance into retirement.
Safety and stability.