U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined with the
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of
Defense (DoD) to launch a training program for transitioning
service members and veterans to help them become
entrepreneurs and create jobs
The SBA want
to help the over 250,000 veterans who transition out of the
services every year. Veterans account for 9 percent of
all small businesses.
will coordinate training and services at military bases
around the country, delivering a face-to-face introductory
entrepreneurship course. The training consists of
in-class training and online follow-on training.
program will pilot in four locations: Quantico, Va., Cherry
Point, N.C., Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Twenty-Nine Palms,
Calif. It will be expanded across the country later.
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