The sixth day of Wishbook is about planning.
America’s troops aren’t always going to wear their uniforms. The USO understands this, and is actively helping service members translate their skills from the battlefield to the cubicle and even up to the boardroom through a series of programs. The USO’s partnership with Hire Heroes USA has helped thousands of troops learn how to best present their skills on civilian resumes and even lets them practice their interview skills with local hiring managers during Career Opportunity Days.
And constantly evolving initiatives - like the USO’s partnership with Georgetown University - teaches transitioning troops how to start their own businesses:
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Aug 24, 2016
USO and the What To Expect Foundation Host Special Delivery Baby Shower in Dover
Being pregnant isn’t easy under the best of circumstances. But being pregnant and having a spouse in the military – or serving yourself – can make the expecting experience exponentially more difficult. That’s why the USO and the What to Expect Foundation, led by best-selling author Heidi Murkoff, team to bring Special Delivery Baby Showers to military bases around the world.
Aug 24, 2016
A Dish in the Desert: USO Piloting Expeditionary Satellite Internet Kit Program for Service Members Downrange
After months of research, two reinforced plastic cases arrived at Camp Shorab, a once-bustling Marine Corps base in Southwestern Afghanistan. When unpacked the packages’ color-coded contents provided a free USO internet connection for troops on the ground.