Boot Campaign is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan charity dedicated to promoting patriotism, awareness and assistance to current and former military service members and their families. Boot Campaigns Pushups For Charity 2016 hopes to raise $1 million, equating to more than 500 individual grants that will support veterans, service members, and their families. Boot Campaign assistance grants are available to military families of all generations and help with housing, career and education expenses, and PTSD/TBI treatment. For more information please visit www.BootCampaign.org.
Microsoft Military Affairs runs Microsoft Software Systems Academy (MSSA) as a part of the company’s commitment to empowering service members with relevant technology training that leads to long-term, high-paying IT careers. The 18-week intensive training is a successful example of the Department of Defense’s Skillbridge program model to train and empower transitioning veterans. Microsoft is committed to opening up this program in 14 bases across the U.S. in the coming months.