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From “Boots on the Ground” to “Heads in the Cloud”

Non-Profit aims to offer Cloud Training & business services to Corporate IT and HR teams

From "military dedication" to "civilian success,"Veterans 360 Services is approaching the challenging transition of military service to civilian life with an innovative, focused and all-inclusive, 360 degree, process of education and employment. This San Diego-based veteran's non-profit wants to lead the way to get recently-separated veterans into the workforce with an exciting and meaningful career in emerging cloud technology services. As Founder and CEO Rick Collins points out, "Since we are routinely engaging veterans, providing vocational training and transitional support, why not monetize these services and offer them to corporate clients so that while they benefit on a corporate level, we also benefit financially to sustain and grow our organization."

Veterans 360 Services will be reaching out to corporate clients to offer business-relevant services such as veteran recruitment, IT training and on-the-job and internship consulting. "If you have a smartphone, you are using cloud computing. This new business model is revolutionary and corporations need to hire high caliber employees in order to meet the growing demand," say Kevin L. Jackson, Vets 360-Cloud ExecutiveDirector. "Our returning heroes are part of the answer to this important challenge."

The synergy between a skilled and eager veteran and an employer who realizes the value of hiring a veteran is clear. Tony Medina, Veterans 360 Services President and long-time staffing and placement executive states, "The challenges for an employer is that many veterans simply do not have the entry-level skills needed to be successful in a dynamic corporate world. We are going to change that by providing life skills training, accreditation and placement services in Cloud, Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security."
By keeping their focus on the future, Veterans 360 Services is bringing the latest developments in high-tech education directly to military personnel who expect to re-enter the workforce and those who wish to keep ahead of the cloud curve. It's a win-win scenario for our veterans and those who wish to hire them.
Cloud Class Dates -Veterans, civilians and Corporate employees welcome to apply:

  • June 16th Vets 360 Training Lab (Downtown area, San Diego, California)
  • July 8th Vets 360 Training Lab (North San Diego County, California)

For more info e-Mail: [email protected] or visit www.Veterans360Services.com/cloud Veterans 360 Inc. is a 501C3 non-profit #45-3713823.

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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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