Military Transitions

Military, Veterans & Recent Graduates


The Department of Homeland Security is committed to engaging the skills, talents and experience of our nation’s veterans. This is being done through efforts to increase veteran employment opportunities, expand contracting opportunities for veteran-owned businesses, and enhance veteran engagement.



CURRENT NEWS FOR MILITARY/VETERANS

Veterans’ Guide to Careers After the Military

After transitioning out of the military, many veterans choose to start on their path to a college degree or continue the post-secondary education they began before enlisting.
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Online College for Military Spouses & Dependents

Due to many factors, including the number of times military families are expected to relocate, many of these students take full advantage of online learning opportunities. With so many service members and their families taking advantage of military education benefits...
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Veteran’s Guide to Online College Success

Two million World War II veterans took advantage of the newly established GI Bill in the aftermath of battle, gaining degrees and moving into meaningful professional roles after service.
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Attending College While in the Military

Today’s military branches know the value of education and as a result have taken steps to assist with getting and paying for a post-secondary education while still serving one’s country.
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Military Online Colleges & Universities

The virtual classroom is a great option for active service members, veterans, and their dependents since online programs can typically accommodate their demanding lifestyles. Many schools now offer military-friendly incentives and services...
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Higher Education Resources for Veterans and their Families

Veterans going to college for the first time face a wide range of challenges. Before classes begin, there’s pressure to find the right school, navigating the new GI Bill, and making sure all necessary materials have been organized and submitted.
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College Benefits for Military Dependents

College Benefits for Military Dependents Transferring GI Bill Benefits to a Spouse or Children A GI Bill transfer is transfer of ownership of GI Bill education benefits from a servicemember to another eligible family member. Read on to learn about qualification requirements and the ac
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Maximizing GI Bill Benefits & Transfer of Benefits

Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits right now are the most generous in the history of the GI Bill. With a maximum of 36 months of benefits that pays tuition, a book stipend and a monthly housing allowance, one would think it is enough to pay for a four-year college degree.
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2018 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

Do you know an outstanding volunteer - someone who devotes incredible energy to making your community and our state a better place to live? How about a national service member whose volunteer service goes above and beyond the requirements.
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College Without Debt – Tapping Financial Resources

College students in the U.S. are struggling to cover the rising costs of tuition, fees room and board as prices hover at $16,188 for public institutions and more than $40,000 at private schools.
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Washington Career Pathways – VIE 25

VIE 25 is a joint project under direction of the governor’s office between the State Board of Community and Technical colleges and the Garrison Command to support pathways to employment for transitioning service members.
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Working to Support the Military Student in Higher Education

Veteran and active military students can be leaders on campus and in their community if they have the necessary support from their colleges. That support can also be crucial on the pathway to degree attainment for this particular student group.
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Veteran and Transitioning Service Member Apprenticeship Resource Guide

A Registered Apprenticeship is a formalized, structured training program. It combines on-the-job training (OJT) and related technical instruction in which you receive practical and technical training. Industry determines the essential skills...
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Academic Credit for Prior Learning Workshop

Demystifying Military Evaluations: The Rigor of the ACE Review Process and Transcript Resources.
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Opportunities for Veterans in Cyber Security

Using the post 9/11 GI Bill, you can get up to 36 months of financial support for education and training for graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs...
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Tacoma-Pierce Co. Veteran & Business Service

Tacoma-Pierce Co. Veteran & Business Service facilitate veteran employment across the business community and promote the value proposition; veterans are a key business resource opportunity.
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U.S. Customs

Vets 4 HIRE Fellowship Program

The Vets 4 HIRE Fellowship Program to support military service personnel and veterans in making a successful transition from military to civilian employment and to provide a pipeline of skilled veteran talent for positions within King County.
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Veterans Fellowship Program

The Port of Seattle is dedicated to helping military personnel transition from active duty to civilian employment. The port understands the importance of veterans serving their country and it is estimated that nearly 20% of the port's employee base have served in or continue to serve.
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I am a Veteran – What You Need to Know (SBCTC)

Veterans, you served our country. Now let us serve you. Our colleges offer small class sizes, flexible hours, veterans services and real-world education and training so you can hit the ground running. Every college has a veterans resource center to help...
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WA Military Department Jobs Portal

Use the WA State Military Department Jobs page to find all the current WA state job opportunities.
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