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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May 15, 2017
USO Operation Birthday Cake Brings the Party to Service Members in Japan
When Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffrey Lee received an urgent call to head to his work station one morning, he thought there was something seriously wrong, but there was no emergency. Instead, he walked into his own surprise birthday celebration, courtesy of his wife, USO Yokosuka and the Operation Birthday Cake Program.
May 13, 2017
'I'll Never Forget It": Why a USO Fourth of July T-shirt Can Mean So Much
Years ago, I wore my USO T-shirt to a Houston Astros game. Someone stopped me and said, “Thank you, sir.” I turned to see a man holding his young son by the hand. He said he was active duty, leaving soon for Afghanistan.
May 10, 2017
#Flex4Forces and Show Your Strength on Social Media
The USO invites you to get involved in our exciting new digital campaign, #Flex4Forces! The campaign calls on Americans to show their strength as a Force Behind the Forces by striking a biceps flex in support of our nation’s military and sharing it on social media.