Several weeks ago, we joined our partners from DoD and Labor to update Congress on the status of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) – the program that provides training, information, and services to help Servicemembers and their families achieve their post-military goals. We have come a long way since the inception of the new/revised TAP […]
There have been extensive changes in the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for those Servicemembers leaving the military. Gone are ‘death by PowerPoint’ presentations. In its place is an interagency (Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Labor (DOL), Small Business Administration (SBA)) Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) program.
One of VA’s top priorities is to assist Service members and Veterans in charting a course to help them realize their educational, financial and employment goals after they leave the military. With the implementation of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW Act), most Service members will have the opportunity to take advantage […]