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.


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.


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.

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

Moore-Domesca, LeShelle

Specialist, US Army

Mission Posts


Taking Care of Business During a Pandemic

Our team is working hard to make good on our promise to serve those who have served. Never has that been more critical than while we navigate this global pandemic together. So we’ve compiled a list of personal and professional tips and resources ... Read More ▶

2.25.20 | Spotlight

African American Veterans: From Service to Civilian Life

The following infographic provides key highlights of African American service members and veterans. The information and statistics in this document are from our various data collection efforts centered on military life, transition, employment, entrepreneurship, and higher education.... Read More ▶


Employing Military Spouses – The Force Behind The Force Series

There are unique employment challenges for military spouses due to frequent relocation and limited access to career enhancing opportunities as a result of these relocations. While veteran employment has improved over recent years due to hiring, recru... Read More ▶