Earn a FREE Industry Certification

Onward to Opportunity (O2O) is a free career training program that provides professional certification and employee support services to transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses.

O2O combines industry-validated curricula, strong partnerships with leading veteran service organizations and private sector companies, and comprehensive career coaching services to prepare and match you with your next career.

O2O Learning Pathways

O2O Locations

  • Fort Liberty, NC
  • Fort Campbell, KY
  • Fort Carson, CO
  • Fort Drum, NY
  • Fort Cavazos, TX
  • Fort Bliss, TX
  • and so many more!

O2O Application


  • Active Duty Military (US Army, USMC, US Navy, US Air Force, US Space Force, and USCG) – Any transitioning active duty service member who will transition from military service to the civilian workforce in the next 6 months with an “honorable” discharge status.
  • Veterans – Any veteran who has already separated or retired from the military with at least 180 days of active duty service and a “honorable” discharge status.
  • National Guard and Reserves – currently in part-time status. If the service member is on active duty in the National Guard or Reserves, they may be subject to the active duty eligibility as stated above.
  • Spouses – Spouses of eligible veterans, as well as spouses of all active duty service members and Selected Reserve members (regardless of the expected date of separation), are eligible to apply to the program. (Spouses who have also served and currently serving will be subject to criteria listed above.)