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Transition Assistance
Veterans leaving the military have a wide range of assistance
available to them to ensure they make the transition to civilian life in
an orderly and productive manner.

Boots to Business
Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training
program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as
part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program
(TAP). The curriculum continuum includes steps for evaluating
business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a
business plan and information on SBA resources available to help
access start-up capital and additional technical assistance.

For more information contact Michael E Schoeneck, Program
Manager, at 315-443-4783 or meschoen@syr.edu

Employment Services
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services provides
employment and training services to all Veterans and Eligible
Spouses on a priority basis. Priority of Service (POS) is the right of
eligible covered persons to take precedence over eligible non-covered
persons in obtaining services and training. Local Workforce Centers
(http://www.wyomingatwork.com) provide career guidance, job
searches, resume writing, skills assessments, labor market
information, unemployment benefits access, partnership referral
services and training support to eligible Veterans and Spouses.
Disabled Veteran Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists provide
additional intensive services to meet the employment needs of eligible
Veterans and spouses with Significant Barriers to Employment (SBE)
including special disabled or other disabled Veterans, as defined by
38 U.S.C. 4211 (i.e., homeless, recently separated and unemployed
for 27 weeks or more within the previous 12 months, low income,
recent offender, lacking a high school diploma and Veterans aged 18-
24). Local Employment Veterans Representatives (LVER) assist
employers with job development and placement of Veterans. Contact

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