Joanna Habermann serves as the installation program manager for Fort Drum’s Onward to Opportunity Program (O2O), formerly known as the Veteran Career Transition Program (VCTP), one of the most transformative efforts underway in the nation addressing the transition needs of our military connected members and their families. Joanna’s background includes over seven years of leadership experience working on Fort Drum with military organizations, three years of experience specifically with transition assistance program.
Prior to joining the O2O team, Joanna was responsible for the management, coordination, and administration of the Fort Drum Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP), Fort Drum, NY. During her time at SFL-TAP, she oversaw the development and implementation of the transition assistance program providing career decision-making services to service members and their families in the military-to-civilian transition.
She also worked for four years with the Department of the Army’s Child, Youth, & School Services (CYSS) organization. Joanna served in many leadership positions, to include Training & Curriculum Specialist, Assistant Director, Lead Child & Youth Program Assistant.
Habermann holds a bachelor’s degree with a major in psychology and a minor in German from Saint Lawrence University and a master’s degree in counseling and human development from Saint Lawrence University. In addition, she holds a certificate of advanced study in education, counseling, and human development. She is a member of the RWB and WWP. She currently resides in Carthage, NY with her two children, Jocelyn and Adelyn.