What will you want to do next? What have you thought about exploring? The "bonus decades" provide us with the opportunity for all kinds of new adventures. Although several of the women spoke with launched new endeavors after 80, why not start much sooner?
Today the employment situation is better for veterans, but only if the veteran is totally separated from the military. If you are in the National Guard and to some extent in the Reserve, it is going to be very rough until the flawed call up policy is corrected.