Cliff is the Program Manager for Fort Campbell, KY, in support of Onward to Opportunity program (O2O), formerly known as the Veterans Career Transition Program (VCTP). Before joining O2O, 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.