Workforce Readiness and Veterans/Military
HR Virginia is dedicated to supporting the veterans and employers of VA with the commitment of its members, sponsors, and communities in which they serve. The HR Virginia Veteran Task Force is comprised of HR professionals across Virginia and DC to ensure the needs of both employers and veterans are addressed. Please Contact Us for Veterans & Military support.
This is completed through providing resources as well as training programs specifically developed for veterans and their employers. Contact the SHRM chapter in your local area for more information.
The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program
The Virginia Values Veterans Program is a free training and certification program for employers to help them implement nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly-skilled and dependable Veterans.
The V3 Program is an official Commonwealth of Virginia Program, authorized under the Code of Virginia (§ 2.2-2001.2). It is organized under the directorate of Veterans Education, Training, and Employment (VETE), within the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS), an agency of the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs.
Virginia funding for workforce initiatives: Fast Forward
Virginia Taxable Income Subtraction for Military Retired Pay: As a veteran over 55, you can deduct up
to $40,000 of your retired military pay from Virginia taxable income. This Virginia veteran tax credit phases in over four years, starting at $10,000 for the 2022 tax year and increasing by $10,000 yearly until 2025. Click here.
Internship program while still on Active Duty: SkillBridge
New GI Bill information: Call Veteran Affairs 1.888-442-4551 or visit their website Here.
VET TEC funding for certifications from Veteran Affairs: ($45M) for certification, must have (1) day of eligibility. Click here.
Onward to Opportunity (O2O) – Institute for Veteran and Military Families: Click here.