VET Foundation Announces COMPASS Program Transition
Since 2007, the Veteran Employment Transition (VET) Foundation’s COMPASS Program has been helping veterans navigate their future. Our six-day, holistic transition-assistance program has provided valuable employment resources, life planning skills, and emotional support to hundreds of combat-wounded, ill, and injured active-duty service members and veterans as they transition to civilian life.
Over the past four years, 366 men and women representing all of the military branches have participated in 16 separate VET Foundation events.
Today, our program begins a transition of its own.
Effective June 5, 2011, the VET Foundation’s initiatives to help our nation’s heroes will continue under the auspices of a well-established military support organization, Hope for the WarriorsR www.hopeforthewarriors.org ((hot-link)) who provide support to our wounded, ill and injured from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.
The VET Foundation will assist Hope for the Warriors in transitioning a portion of COMPASS to compliment Hope For The Warriors’ highly successful Above and Beyond Program.
Additionally, the Injured Marines Semper Fi Fund has pilot-tested Semper Fi Odyssey focused on transitioning Marines.
While the VET Foundation’s COMPASS events will cease, we are proud and confident that the key principles that have guided the VET Foundation’s mission will now be in the caring hands of these great resources.
The VET Foundation is extremely grateful for the “Genuine Care and Concern” of our many donors, volunteer staff, Veteran Employment Transition Board members, COMPASS volunteers, team leaders, and life coaches who so generously offered their time and expertise.
We look forward to assisting in COMPASS’s migration and growth to a national audience of our wounded injured, ill and injured audience for our servicemen and woman.
For additional information, please contact Bob Foley, Executive Director of the VET Foundation at 603-463-3701 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org