3 Keys to Success for Transition to Civilian Life:

A Sense of Purpose, Real Connections & A Place to Call Home

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News & Updates

We’re Building The Transition Hub

Skills After Service is working with a network of partners to create a new tool for veterans and their families making the transition from the military to civilian life.  The Transition Hub is a state-by-state field guide for veterans and their families with links to...

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Do you really want to thank veterans for their service?

Want to Know How You Can Really Thank Veterans for Their Service?We all feel good when we see our soldiers and veterans treated with respect and appreciation - we see it at airports, in restaurants and once in a while, just as part of every day life. And it's nice,...

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Our Panel Was Selected for SXSW EDU 2020!

BIG NEWS: Our panel session "New Ideas in Education for Transitioning Veterans" was selected for SXSW EDU 2020! #AllInForVeterans We are very excited to feature some of the top voices in leadership, innovation and tech to take on the challenge of transition stress for...

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Veterans deserve the chance to look forward to a bright future.

We’re on a mission to empower veterans with new skills, language and planning tools to leverage their military service, building a new career path that makes good use of their time and experience.

We’re also focused on educating HR leaders and hiring teams, to inspire changes in recruiting and management, helping them tap into this often overlooked workforce with valuable skills and leadership qualities that are directly aligned with company goals.

Two thirds of all US veterans report some difficulties with Transition Stress. We know the power of meaningful work in helping to combat that by building connections, providing a sense of direction and anchoring us to our families and communities.



Partner Support

Skills After Service Partners With Local Biz Camp

Skills After Service is excited to announce a new partnership with Local Biz Camps to provide small business education and training for veterans. Local Biz Camps have been providing a unique and powerful educational experience for small business owners and nonprofit professionals since 2016.

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After Service TV Program

Transition Stories – Video Library

About Our Work

Live, Local Events

We host entrepreneurial events all around the country. We also promote vet-focused events hosted by other organizations.

Training & Education

The Transition Hub will host live and virtual classes but we also want to make sure vets know of and use their education benefits.

Career Development

We’ll share access to tools and resources, virtual job fairs and more to help vets build on their military experience.

Training for HR Teams

We’re building curriculum to help hiring managers better understand the language of work for veterans. We can all do better.

Help Veterans & Their Spouses Get Training 

We are partnered with Transition Skills Training, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides scholarships for veterans and their spouses to attend educational events, including our Local Biz Camps. Donations made here will pay for veterans to come to camp and for skills training tailored to their specific interests and experience.







Upcoming Events



Local Biz Camp – Portland

Thursday, January 20th 8:30am-12:30pm at Encorepreneur Cafe in Portland, OR
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Local Biz Camp – Boston

Topics will include marketing on a budget, local resources for building and growing a business, stress less hiring, growth mindset & the power of a network. Coming Soonn



Local Biz Camp – Manhattan

Topics will include marketing on a budget, local resources for building and growing a business, stress less hiring, growth mindset & the power of a network. Coming Soon



Recent Camps in North Austin & San Antonio

Many thanks to our hosts at the Texas State Small Business Development Center in Round Rock and the UT San Antonio SBDC too!
Questions after camp? Email us!

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