Exiting Military Resources

Welcome, Transitioning Service Members!

You've served your country; now, let us help you find a second career or start your own company. This page has a collection of resources for veterans transitioning from military service to civilian careers.

Access VGR’s Job-Seekers Portal

Visit our job-seekers portal to find training and education and job-search resources.

Access VGR’s Entrepreneurs Portal

You learned how to be disciplined and take initiative during your service. Apply those skills now by starting your own business! Our entrepreneurs portal has the resources you need to start and finance a business.

Military Franchise Opportunities

VetFran, a strategic initiative of the International Franchise Association, provides training, support and some financial assistance to veterans looking to start their own franchise.

Veteran Services at the Virginia Employment Commission

Veterans from all periods of military service are eligible for job referral, job training and job placement assistance through the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC).

Virginia Workforce Connection

The Virginia Workforce Connection provides labor market information and job-seeker services. Visit www.vawc.virginia.gov to learn more.

Take Initiative

You learned leadership, discipline and initiative during your service, so decide where you want to work, and call them up! You never know who may be considering a new position for someone with your particular skill set, but just haven’t posted a job yet.