Helping the veteran community find meaningful opportunities in today’s digital economy.
Putting our veterans to work
Microsoft Military Affairs works to inspire the veteran community to transform their lives through meaningful opportunities in today’s digital economy. At Microsoft, we’re passionate about the work our veteran community does, and we’ve taken a holistic approach to supporting them through their journey – from active duty to veterans. Microsoft’s veteran commitment takes many forms – from career training programs and hiring efforts to ongoing community and citizenship activities.
Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) provides the veteran community with critical career skills required for today’s growing technology industry.LEARN MORE
Jorge Cubero, MSSA Graduate
On-base YouthSpark event series continues during Month of the Military ChildOct 9, 2017
This April, as we recognize the Month of the Military Child, Microsoft is also celebrating one year of offering our YouthSpark4MilKids events on U.S. military bases.
Microsoft’s Military Spouse Technology Academy pilot graduates are ready to enter the tech workforceOct 9, 2017
Today, Microsoft hosted a recognition ceremony to celebrate the 19 graduates of its pilot Military Spouse Technology Academy (MSTA) program in Tacoma, Washington. This 22-week program helps military spouses prepare for and find long-term and meaningful careers in server and cloud administration.
A Day in the life of three veterans working at MicrosoftOct 9, 2017
Putting our veterans to work Microsoft Military Affairs works to inspire the veteran community to transform their lives through meaningful opportunities in today’s digital economy. At Microsoft, we’re passionate about the work our veteran community does, and we’ve taken a holistic approach to supporting them through their journey – from active duty to veterans. Microsoft’s veteran commitment takes […]
Microsoft honored by Hiring Our Heroes for ongoing commitment to veterans and their spousesOct 9, 2017
On Wednesday, Microsoft was honored to be recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for our continued support of the military community.
Meeting the demand for cleared veteran talentOct 9, 2017
Equipping people on the front lines of national security with modern skills and technological awareness is paramount, and we’re committed as industry partners to helping along that journey.
Microsoft continues its commitment to military community with launch of the Military Spouse Technology AcademyOct 9, 2017
Microsoft Military Affairs expands its commitment to the military community with the launch of a new pilot program uniquely designed to train military spouses with necessary skills for long-lasting and meaningful technology careers that are both high-paying and portable.
Microsoft celebrates promotion of employee Doug Pierson to USMCR Brigadier GeneralOct 9, 2017
On July 11, 2018, at Microsoft’s main Redmond campus, Doug Pierson was joined by family, friends, and colleagues eager to celebrate his achievement of becoming one-star general officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR).
Microsoft expands commitment to military spouse communityOct 9, 2017
Military spouses are an integral supporting force for members of our military. As part of our commitment to the military spouse community, Microsoft will launch a pilot program to provide spouses with technology skills training beginning in September.
Microsoft Military Affairs plays a critical role in building the workforce of tomorrowOct 9, 2017
Last week, during a panel discussion about building the Workforce of Tomorrow, U.S. Marine Corps Major General (Ret.) Chris Cortez, vice president of Microsoft Military Affairs, spoke about how Microsoft's values are shaping the company's impact on the future of the technology industry.
Microsoft partners with numerous tech industry leaders to offer training, mentorship and employment opportunities.