Helping the veteran and military community find meaningful opportunities in today’s digital economy.
Putting our veteran and military community 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 Software & Systems Academy celebrates 500-company hiring milestoneJul 11, 2019
Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA) reaches a major program milestone: More than 500 companies have now hired graduates from the program.
Military Spouse Technology Academy readies for cohorts in Tacoma and San Antonio this fallMay 8, 2019
Today we’re announcing the second phase of the Military Spouse Technology Academy (MSTA), which trains military spouses in technical and soft skills that equip them for careers in the technology industry.
On-base YouthSpark event series continues during Month of the Military ChildApr 17, 2019
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 workforceMar 1, 2019
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 MicrosoftDec 11, 2018
Ever wonder what it was like to be a program manager at Microsoft? Hear from three veterans as they walk you through a day in their lives working at Microsoft. For more information about MSSA, see http://military.microsoft.com/mssa.
Microsoft honored by Hiring Our Heroes for ongoing commitment to veterans and their spousesNov 16, 2018
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 talentNov 15, 2018
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 AcademySep 28, 2018
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 GeneralJul 20, 2018
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).
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