Helicopter mechanic swaps wrenches for software development tools
MSSA helped Marine Ronald Klemz channel his appetite for learning and start his new career as a software developer.
Former Marine finds a career — and a cause — at Microsoft
Gary Peltzer spent 17 years providing IT services and support for the Marine Corps tactical networking needs. Now at Microsoft, Peltzer helps other service members translate their skills into civilian speak.
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.”