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Fleet to Force is a veteran focused Workforce Solutions 
Provider that was built around a singular mission:

 

Creating 'win-win' pathways of entry into the workforce,
for military veterans and the companies who support them

 We achieve this by:

  • Providing a business case for investing in veteran talent pools

  • Designing custom workforce solutions, aligning them with federally funded initiatives, and championing them through the approval process

  • Training on, or taking full responsibility of, administrative and reporting requirements

  • Establishing networks and systems that maintain a diverse candidate pipeline

  • Advizing on local, state and federal funding opportunities; co-authoring grant applications, if needed

  • Providing weekly check-ins to ensure programs are being run to specification

Programs:

Program:

  • Typically lasts 12-48 months

  • Targets veterans who have access to their GI Bill

  • Able to have VR&E and/or SkillBridge programs integrated, signifigantly increasing benefit

​Employer Benefits:

  • Employers save an average of 20%-30% on salary per year, per apprentice

  • A Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) may be claimed for each eligible veteran, valued between $2,400 - $9,600 per person

  • The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides partial salary reimbursement  and an account for training expenses

  • There are countless state-specific opportunities, like Work-Based Learning Incentive (WBLI) program, that offer reimbursement towards towards Apprenticeship/OJT start-up costs. The WBLI reimburses up to $10k

Program:

  • Typically lasts up to 6 months

  • Targets Active Duty servicemembers with at least 180 days remaining on their contract

​Employer Benefits:

  • In exchange for training and employment, businesses receive up to 6 months of labor with zero salary obligation

  • A Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) may be claimed for each eligible veteran, $4,800 per person

  • The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides partial salary reimbursement  and an account for training expenses

  • There are countless state-specific opportunities, like Work-Based Learning Incentive (WBLI) program, that offer reimbursement towards towards Apprenticeship/OJT start-up costs. The WBLI reimburses up to $10k

Program:

  • Typically lasts 6 - 24 months

  • Targets veterans who have received a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%

 

​Employer Benefits:

  • Employers are eligible to claim up to 50% reimbursement on salaries paid, for up to 6 months

  • A Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) may be claimed for each eligible veteran, valued between $4,800 - $9,600 per person

  • The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides partial salary reimbursement  and an account for training expenses

  • The Work-Based Learning Incentive (WBLI) program offers up to $10,000 reimbursement towards towards Apprenticeship/OJT start-up costs

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MISSION:
 

Promote a coalition of military veterans and their allies
Advocate the business case for veteran forcused hiring initiatives
Yield economic opportunity for veterans and their employers
Build customized workforce solutions that meet external funding criteria
Attract, recruit, & maintain qualified talent pools
Coordinate administrative and reporting requirements
Keep searching for innovative ways to improve veterans' welfare!

VISION:

Build a national workforce ecosystem that prioritizes military veterans' attainment of meaningful and lasting careers

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AT A GLANCE

 Fleet to Force designs, implements, and manages Training & Employment Programs that target military veterans, while leveraging public sector resources. Each program targets a different area of the military population, is designed to address specific skills gaps, and utilize different forms of outside funding but all are aligned to the same goal: achieve economic prosperity while providing military veterans with career opportunites.

Program Benefits:

Apprenticeship/OJT typically see 20%-30% annual savings on salary, per apprentice

VR&E offers up to 50% salary reimbursement, for up to 6 months

SkillBridge offers up to 6 months of labor with ZERO salary costs to employers

 

Public Sector Initiatives:

  • Qualified veterans may be claimed for a Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), between $2,400 - $9,600 

  • Work-Based Learning Incentive (WBLI) offers up tp $10,000 reimbursement 

  • Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers discretionary funding accounts that support training and on-the-job learning costs; veterans receive preference

  • Grants are constantly being offered at the National, State, and local levels, supporting both Apprenticeships and the military community

Working with industry partners we bring value to the phrase, 'Thank You for Your Service'

ADVANTAGES OF HIRING VETERANS

From a financial perspective programs see profit before completion of the first cohort; making the business case clear.

But there are also many indirect benefits that signifigantly contribute to the success of an employer:

  • Veterans are entrepreneurial

  • Veterans assume high levels of trust

  • Veterans are dept at transferring skills across contexts and tasks

  • Veterans acquire and leverage advanced technical training

  • Veterans are comfortable and adept in discontinuous environments

  • Veterans exhibit high levels or resiliency

  • Veterans exhibit advanced team-building skills

  • Veterans show strong organizational commitment

  • Veterans have and leverage cross-culture experiences

  • Veterans have experience and skill in diverse settings

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