Cliff is the Program Manager for Fort Campbell, KY, in support of Onward to Opportunity-Veterans Career Transition. Before joining O2O-VCTP, he worked with the Troops to Teachers program and Apple Inc. Yager is a native of central New York and a veteran of the United States Navy. He served from 1978-2005 and completed his career as the Command Master Chief of USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) stationed in Yokosuka, Japan.
Yager holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and a master’s in human relations from the University of Oklahoma. Together he and his wife Christina, with their son Henry, live on a mini-farm in middle Tennessee.