We are a nation-wide community of veterans and employers dedicated to transforming the veteran transition process. We look beyond transition to equip our veterans to achieve their potential. We look beyond landing jobs to equip our veterans to pursue careers that fit their calling. We look beyond the now—we’re shaping the future for a new generation of veterans.
The overall goal of YC is to help startups really take off. They arrive at YC at all different stages. Some haven't even started working yet, and others have been launched for a year or more. But whatever stage a startup is at when they arrive, our goal is to help them to be in dramatically better shape 3 months later.
CyberVET is a fully-sponsored "veterans first" workforce development initiative dedicated to transitioning veterans, with no IT or coding background, to highly skilled and high-paying IT careers. CyberVET creates an immersive learning experience that hopes to transform our nation's veterans into America's next generation of IT professionals.
The Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) provides free online cybersecurity training to federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government employees, federal contractors, and US military veterans. Click here to view the FedVTE course catalog.
Offers free classes in stand-up comedy and workshops across a broad array of artistic disciplines to help veterans and military families become artistic leaders in their communities. The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP), located in the D.C. metro area and Hampton Roads, VA, hosts comedy shows, open mics, improv mash-ups, readings, galleries, and more.
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