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About The Program

V3 Partners

PSYCHARMOR partnership
V3 has partnered with the PsychArmor Institute to provide free training to our V3 members. PsychArmor is a national nonprofit that provides FREE Online Education and support to all Americans who work with, live with or care for Military Service Members, Veterans and their families.

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Dominion Energy Classic partnership
The V3 Program is honored to be a military recipient for the money raised from the Dominion Energy Classic. WestRock serves as the military sponsor for this partnership with Dominion Energy.

The V3 Program partners with other programs within the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) to conduct provide services for the military community during the tournament. All Active Duty, Military Reserve, Military Retirees and National Guard members and their dependents receive complimentary Grounds admission. Military Veterans also receive complimentary Grounds admission. Ticket options include Good-Any-One-Day tickets, as well as Daily (Thursday-Sunday) and Weekly options.

All military guests and their dependents will be treated to complimentary food and beverages and a relaxing venue for viewing the tournament in the Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost Presented by WestRock, a military-exclusive hospitality venue located adjacent to the 10th green, open Friday-Sunday at The Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course.

On Thursday of tournament week, up to 20 active duty or Veteran service members will have the opportunity to caddie for a PGA TOUR Champions player on Hole 10 during the Official Tournament Pro-Am.

On Friday of tournament week, a Military Appreciation Ceremony will take place at the 1st tee before competition play begins, which is planned for approximately 7:20 a.m. The brief ceremony will include a national anthem performer, a joint-services color guard, military dignitaries and PGA TOUR Champions leadership.

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Training and Education Alliance (TEA) Partnership
TEA assists institutions by providing training on Veteran cultural competency and best practices in Military and Veteran student recruitment, matriculation, retention, and graduation, and employment in the civilian sector. The program also identifies and assists with the development of Employment Pipelines while providing students with connectivity to other Virginia Department of Veterans Services offerings such as Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP) hiring events or Virginia Values Veterans (V3) companies.

Take the Ambassador Pledge here.

Become a TEA Certified Institution here.


State Approving Agency (SAA) Partnership
SAA assists employers with creating GI Bill Approved OJT and Apprenticeship programs. Creating this opportunities helps employers expand their workforce and provides Veterans with an opportunity to gain more skills/certifications while earning a livable wage.

Apply to become a GI Bill Approved Facility here.

Sign up for training here.


Hire Vets Now Partnership
A statewide initiative launched in the Spring of 2018, brings together transitioning service members, veterans and dedicated businesses to share in camaraderie, professional development and career networking.

Monthly networking events, held on military installations, expand opportunities for veterans to gain access to career openings with Virginia Values Veterans (V3) employers and Chamber members prior to transitioning from the military.

Virginia’s Hire Vets Now is hosted by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, the Virginia Chamber Foundation and Transition Assistance Offices on military installations throughout the Commonwealth.

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Hire Vets Now Fellowship –

The Hire Vets Now Fellowship (HVN) is a DOD SkillBridge program. SkillBridge programs are geared towards linking transitioning Service Members with civilian training opportunities and industry partners. Approved SkillBridge programs (Job Training, Employment Skills Training, Apprenticeship & Internships) are offered at little to no cost to the Service member, and result in a high probability of employment post separation. Eligible Service members, with command approval, may participate in one training program as their official place of duty, up to 180 days prior to separation. Benefits to the Service Member – Opportunity to get training, get certified and get employed! Benefits to Industry Partners – Accessibility to train military talent while still on active duty, and recruit/employ prior to separation.

Download the application here.


Virginia Transition Assistance (VTAP) Program partnership
VTAP offers transitioning service members and their spouses the best Virginia has to offer. By providing peer-to-peer support through the transition process, VTAP works alongside the transitioning service member or spouse to make referrals that address specific needs. The referral services could include, but is not limited to resume review, introduction to the Virginia Labor Market index, connection with the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) certified companies for employment, and other DVS programs as applicable. The VTAP core areas of focus are those seeking employment, education, and entrepreneurship, but we will also assist those with needs outside of those three core areas. We make a commitment to customer service, and always ensure that referrals are completed with follow up from the VTAP staff.

V3 employers can share their job postings with transitioning service members, Veterans or spouse looking for employment by submitting postings  via the V3 online form located here. Postings will be included in the VTAP Newsletter called the Transition Connection. VTAP collects job postings from employers looking to hire veterans and spouses and sends them out twice each week to our list of subscribers. Each posting will host a unique set of job openings for all levels of occupations all across the Commonwealth. We also include upcoming events for you as well and key information you need to know as a Virginia Veteran.

Employers can sign up  to receive a copy of the Transition Connection here.

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