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
Microsoft celebrates promotion of employee Doug Pierson to USMCR Brigadier General
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 community
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 tomorrow
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 Software & Systems Academy meets milestone with opening at Camp Lejeune
In a milestone achievement for how our nation’s heroes are being empowered with opportunities for meaningful careers in the technology industry, Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) is celebrating the completion of its initial coast-to-coast expansion goal.
Microsoft advances Microsoft Software & Systems Academy expansion goals with Quantico ribbon-cutting ceremony
On Monday, the company held its ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) on Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Training, Reskilling and Hiring Veterans for Meaningful Technology Careers
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 […]
This amazing Microsoft training is the key to the ultimate post-military tech career
Army veteran Edgar Sanchez spent 18 weeks in Microsoft Software & Systems Academy. Result: multiple job offers at top tech companies.
Microsoft and USO join together to help transitioning service members
The United Service Organizations (USO) has a long history of providing support to service men and women, and Microsoft Military Affairs is proud to partner with the USO through the recently launched USO Pathfinder program.
Life after the uniform
Microsoft teams up with other technology companies to help veterans and service members adapt to new lives and address the technical skills gap
Microsoft partners with numerous tech industry leaders to offer training, mentorship and employment opportunities.