Stories by: Microsoft Military Affairs Team
Meeting the Demand for Cleared Veteran Talent
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.
The Navy helped her find her voice; Microsoft helped her transform her career
For U.S. Navy veteran and Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) graduate Jessica Helmer, building a career wasn’t an easy journey. Her road was fraught with setbacks, but she paved it with a determination to always learn and a refusal to ever settle.
Microsoft continues its commitment to military community with launch of the Military Spouse Technology Academy
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 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).
Former Army paratrooper lands at Kronos, celebrates community thanks to Microsoft Software & Systems Academy
To Ashish Singh, your network matters. More specifically, your support network.
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.
This Microsoft training fast tracks veterans into sweet tech careers
Solaire Brown (formerly Sanderson) was a happy, gung-ho Marine sergeant deployed in Afghanistan when she realized her military career was about to change.
Air Force veteran enjoys “flawless transition” to Oracle after Microsoft Software & Systems Academy
For Tom Furnier, the path to a technology career has been as unpredictable as it has been rewarding. After all, his brother was always “the computer science guy” of the family. And everyone else, it seemed, was destined for military service.
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.