In service to those who have served.


Our Mission + Vision

A future where all individuals and families who serve in defense of our nation are empowered to thrive. Learn more about IVMF.

Career Training

The dedication and discipline of military service make you an ideal candidate for many employers. Leverage all that IVMF’s Onward to Opportunity (O2O) career training has to offer to make that next chapter a reality. Discover your new career path with O2O and you’ll be on the road to civilian success.

Entrepreneurship

IVMF Entrepreneurship programs can help you in every phase of the life of your business. From ideation to start-up to growth, you’ll find the coursework and resources to jump-start your business here.

Community Services

IVMF’s AmericaServes community-based service program can deliver the services and support that you need to get on your feet and hit the ground running. Find out how AmericaServes can help you when you need it most.

Research & Analytics

IVMF is a national leader in providing the research and data that can help our veterans, active military and their families be successful in their post-service lives. Dig in and use our research and data to better serve those who have served.

Apply

Every great journey starts by taking the first step. Use our website to research potential paths and then connect with our admissions team and you’re on your way. If you need advice and help along the way, we’re here for you.

Higher Education

Syracuse is designated as the 2019 Military Times #1 Private School for Vets/#5 Overall in the Best for Vets. With Yellow Ribbon, Post 9/11 GI Bill students can receive additional funding so that 100% of your required tuition and fees will be covered. Learn more about Syracuse University.

Mission Posts


4.05.21

Proud Parent: Resilient Military Kids Become Healthcare Workers


How many times have you sat back and wondered what your children would be like when they were grown up? Would they have the same arguments at the dinner table? Temper tantrums about sharing and who last cleaned the bathroom? Did you often worry if th... Read More ▶

3.31.21

IVMF 10-Year


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families has been easing the transition to post-service life for a decade.... Read More ▶

3.30.21

Reflecting on Military Women who Made History


This year, in the month of March, two female generals were nominated to positions as 4-star combatant commanders: General Jacqueline Van Ovost and Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson. It is a significant milestone, but that it happened during Women’s History... Read More ▶

Onward to opportunity graduate Leshelle Moore.

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

Military Installation: Fort Carson
Sec+ Graduate
Systems Administrator, Northrop Grumman, Since September 2018

LeShelle Moore-Domesca

Specialist, US Army