Transition Assistance

Transition Assistance Resources

Hiring Our Heroes
Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help Veterans, transitioning Service members and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.


Transition assistance refers to the programs and services that the DoD provides to military members and their families to help them successfully transition from military to civilian life.

Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program, or DoDTAP
The DoD redesigned this transition assistance program to include curriculum known as Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success). This curriculum helps Service members build skills, services, resources and tools to make a smoother transition into the civilian workforce.

Installation Transition Assistance Program Office
Find the location, hours of operation and contact information for your local Transition Assistance Program office through the Military Installations search website.

Individual Transition Plan
If you want to get ahead of the game, take a peek at this Individual Transition Plan PDF. Fill it out and take it to your local Transition Assistance Program office for more individual guidance.