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 brings series of YouthSpark events to U.S. military bases
Microsoft is proud to expand our ongoing support for military families by hosting YouthSpark, a digital skills education program for children, on U.S. military bases. On March 20 and 22, 2018, the program brought 200 elementary and middle school students to YouthSpark events at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
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.
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.
Microsoft hosts business, academic, government leaders to discuss veteran opportunities
The Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center in Washington, D.C., hosted the “Serving Veteran Communities: Improving Access to Opportunity” panel discussion last Thursday. Discussion focused on how the public and private sectors can work together to find solutions — especially for veterans living in rural areas.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation honors Microsoft for support of veterans
During its seventh annual Hiring Our Heroes awards dinner in Washington D.C. yesterday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation presented Microsoft with the Steve Robinson Post-9/11 Veteran Employment Award.