Tag Archives: Transition

Fort Benning, Fort Polk partner for live virtual hiring event

Transitioning Soldiers from Fort Benning and Fort Polk Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Programs participated in the first combined virtual hiring event Feb. 27 via facebook live.

Bruce W. Derdoski Jr., Fort Benning SFL-TAP, Transition Services Specialist / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The Fort Benning Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program hosted 27 transitioning Soldiers Feb. 27 for our first Watch / Connect Party where we tuned into a Fort Polk hiring event live on Facebook. These parties, featuring live broadcasts, allow our transitioning Soldiers to connect

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Fort Benning SFL-TAP hosts first employer tour of 2017

SFL-TAP employers tour - tank

Bruce W. Derdoski Jr., Transition Services Specialist / FORT BENNING, Ga. – Prospective employers braved cold and windy conditions┬áJan. 27 at the Rangers in Action demonstration at Victory Pond as two transitioning Soldiers fielded questions from the employers about the skills Soldiers learn during their training at Fort Benning. Employers were given the opportunity to observe the Rangers in Action

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Education Center celebrates start of new MSSA Course

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 19, 2016) — The Fort Benning Army Education Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 17 to celebrate the beginning of the first Cloud Application Developer Course, a component of the Microsoft Career Skills Program for transitioning Soldiers. The course is a result of a partnership between the Microsoft

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Software academy provides post-military opportunities

Beth Jarvis, right, base engagement manager for Microsoft, discusses the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy with Soldiers Aug. 3 at the Soldier for Life Center. (Photos by Danielle Davis)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / Sponsored by the Army Continuing Education System’s Career Skills Program, Fort Benning hosted an information session on the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy Aug. 3 at the Soldier for Life Center. The MSSA program began in Nov. 2013 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, said Ashley Molina, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s associate campus director on Fort

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Soldier for Life center connects Soldiers with employers

A representative from Marta connects with Soldiers during an information session July 27 at the Soldier for Life Center. (Photos by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The Soldier for Life center offers Soldiers an opportunity to connect with employers and get transition advice during information sessions every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Education Center, Building 9230. The Career Skills Program is a major feature of the information sessions. “There are five components to the Career Skills Program. There’s

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