Basic Training

Military Basic Training was intended to give you the skill sets you would need to survive in a military environment. This section will help you prepare to survive in the private sector business environment, providing FREE training and resource guides in the most common skillsets needed to start and grow your own successful business.

Like any business, intel and resources will evolve over time, so check back for updated materials and new topics. If you don’t see what you need, call us at 800-542-07232. We are honored to serve you!

Boots to Business: Intro to Entrepreneurship (B2B)

Boots to Business (B2B) 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 VBOC encourages TAP-eligible and active duty personnel, military spouses, veterans and civilians with base access to attend this free 2-day introduction to entrepreneurship training class covering topics you need to consider before and as you start your business.

Boots to Business is organized by the Fleet & Family Support Center on Naval installations, the Airman & Family Readiness Center on Air Force bases, the Soldier-For-Life Transition Assistance Program on Army installations, through the Marine Corps’ Transition Readiness program, and the Coast Guard’s Health Service-Work Life office. For a calendar of classes by type and/or by state, check out https://sbavets.force.com/s/. Under “Class Type”, select Boots to Business for training on military installations or Reboot for Veterans and their dependents that have already made the transition back to civilian life

For more information on the Boots to Business program and SBA’s Office of Veteran Business Development, visit https://www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/ovbd/resources/160511

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