Hawai’i Pacific Region

“O2O has opened my eyes to the importance of professional development as I seek employment as a network engineer. Having the industry knowledge and the ability to present, market oneself to employers is a powerful combination.”
Daniel Thurmon, U.S. Army
Track: IT (Cisco Network Technician – Small Network Fundamentals)

Battleship at Pearl Harbor.

Hawai’i Pacific Region

The Onward to Opportunity Program at Hawai’i Pacific Region (Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam; Schofield Barracks; Marine Corps Base Hawai’i; Reserve and National Guard units in the Hawai’i Pacific Region; and the United States Coast Guard, District 14) offers two career tracks: Information Technology and Business Management. Your journey will begin with three days of face-to-face classroom training and facilitation that includes the Onward to Your Career course and the foundations course in a learning pathway of your choosing. The classroom portion is followed by 6-12 weeks of online coursework to earn an industry certification.

While you complete your certification coursework, you will also participate in mixer/networking events with our National and Local Employer Partners to hone your personal marketing techniques and skills. This is a great way to gain inside perspective on careers in the private sector while introducing yourself to companies who are looking to hire O2O graduates. Additionally, our National Partner Hire Heroes USA will also help to build your resume and prepare you for interviews.

Interested? Please contact us below or get started here!

Disclaimer: Some installations do not offer all possible coursework. Please contact the installation team to learn of any restrictions.

As a participant in this program, you will leave with the following:

  • Enhanced resume
  • Industry-specific certification
  • Enhanced Professional Network
  • Career Coaching
  • Interview Matching


  • Cohort 9: August 13, 2019
  • Cohort 10: November 12, 2019
  • Cohort 11: January 28, 2020
  • Cohort 12: March 31, 2020
  • Cohort 13: May 26, 2020
  • Cohort 14: August 25, 2020
  • Cohort 15: October 27, 2020

Mike Quitania

Mike Quitania
O2O Installations Manager

Interested in taking a class?

Our Mission: Empower qualified transitioning service members and military families with the specific skills, certifications, and training required to start successful civilian careers in growing industries. Onward to Opportunity connects hiring employers to veteran talent that is prepared to meet current, real-time labor market needs.


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