MSSA revives service member’s dream for career in IT
Marine Corps veteran Ricardo Lunk applies project management skills to support Microsoft’s cloud and data infrastructure.
Cavalry scout uses intel-gathering skills in Dell tech support
MSSA Fort Hood graduate applies military and MSSA training to help resolve customer issues and work well with company executives and engineers at Dell.
In their own voice: Mentoring to give back
Zane Coppedge, former staff sergeant in the Army, discovered a path to tech through MSSA and now mentors former service members looking to make the same transition.
MSSA empowers vet to continue serving through a new career in tech
Through Microsoft Software & Systems Academy, Mary McCready developed the skills to launch her career in IT while continuing to serve her country in the Marine Corps Reserve.
Marine pursues tech training to land his dream job
Being a Marine gave Duane Kord a sense of purpose, and after taking a Microsoft training program he found a civilian career with a purpose, too.
Air Force engineer finds his new mission in the cloud
Chad Hasbrook followed his passion for programming to MSSA – even while he was on active duty: “I just started taking more chances because life’s too short to have regrets.”
Leadership pressures prepare Army Drill Sergeant for last line of IT defense
Microsoft Service Engineer, James Fitzer, discovers that being a squad leader in Iraq prepared him to make split-second decisions and find ways to turn failures into victories.
In their own voice: Up to the challenge
I used to be a turboshaft engine test cell operator in the U.S. Marine Corps and now I’m a software engineer for the Universal Store Team at Microsoft.