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Navigating civilian employment can be complicated for those accustomed to military norms.  

Opening & supporting military-ready workforce pathways can also be complicated.


50strong exists to provide enablement toward a military-ready workforce ecosystems.


We do this by driving at-scale engagement & collaboration that support military-ready employers & higher education partners. 


We provide a broad range of services and engagement solutions to help organizations leverage this highly-skilled, diverse workforce segment.

Service Members


info, opportunities or networking events

for DoD SkillBridge? 

Students, Service Members, Milspouses

exposure to leading civilian employers for learning, networking or employment pathways?


recruiting of diverse, military talent or strategic support of military workforce pathways?

Higher Ed Providers


a simple way to provide military-specific career readiness support to your students & alumni?

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Developed by DoD, MilGears is a career readiness tool that analyzes a Service Member’s unique history (military duties & training, civilian education, apprenticeships) to provide customized recommendations for civilian occupations.  

MilGears enables Service Members to explore potential career pathways based on a specific credential, career goal, MOS, or personal interest areas and also provides near-term upskilling & education recommendations for workforce opportunities.