Veteran Transition Conference

Our Veteran Transition Conference events have dynamic entrepreneurs, business leaders and trailblazers that volunteer their time to help you thrive in your transition from the military, showing you step by step how to start your own successful business or find your dream job


  • Decision making criteria to formulate a second career or life after the military
  • Networking strategy centered about industries of choice
  • Develop individual value propositions that drive success in transition
  • Develop and execute a career transition plan
  • Identify your personality and what career fields fit best
  • Understanding Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
  • Identifying and understanding the world of recruiting
  • Resumes, interviewing, and salary negotiations


Service members and spouses will leave the day with a written strategic plan that will help them answer the following questions:

  • What is my dream career?
  • How does that relate to my passion?
  • Where are the broken links in my career search chain?
  • What are the things I do NOT need to do?
  • How does a specific calendar with date of separation as end goal help me stay on track?

What Our Community is Saying About Our Events

List of free events for Military, Veterans, Spouses, & DoD Civilians located at a military installation near you.

We know transitioning is a difficult time period for you and your family. American Dream U hosts a Veteran Transition Conference (VETRACON) at many bases around the world. We bring amazing people to coach, speak, teach, and inspire you and your family during this pivotal moment in your life. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions on any aspect of what we do, please contact us at

Leveraging Your MBA and Military Experience Panel – North Carolina State | 10/23/2017


The mini-conference will consist of 4 speakers discussing the opportunities and challenges associated with military transitions and veteran entrepreneurship. The conference will conclude with a panel of the speakers and Q&A with attendees.

VETRACONx Cucalorus Connect

VETRACONx Cucalorus Connect| 11/09/2017

The mini-conference will consist of 4 speakers discussing the opportunities and challenges associated with military transitions and veteran entrepreneurship. The conference will conclude with a panel of the speakers and Q&A with attendees. The Veteran Transition Conferences have dynamic entrepreneurs, business leaders and trailblazers that volunteer their time to help service members thrive in their transition from the military; showing them step by step how to launch a successful business or get their dream job. Over 11-years, ADU has provided value to more than 20 military installations resulting in more than 10,000 lives changed.

1 Million Cups Fort Bragg | 11/15/2017 at 7pm


Because connections are made over coffee.

The format is simple: the community gathers on Wednesday morning to hear several 6-minute presentations from local startups, then answers the question: What can our community do for your startup?

This isn’t an ordinary 1MC session. We are showcasing service members, veterans, and military spouses. Have a business? Starting a business? Need help? We want you to present. Apply here.

Navy FCU Event | 11/15/2017 at 7pm


In this workshop, we discuss various financial topics that play an important role to all transitioning service members. These topics include savings, budgeting and debt management, mortgages, and investments. Following the workshop, you will have the opportunity to speak one on one with a mortgage specialist, investment specialist and member service representatives from Navy Federal Credit Union for more assistance.

Fort Sill – Creating Your Future Today | 10/25/2017

0900 – 1200 AND/OR 1800 to 2030

Fort Sill Conference Center

6045 Sheridan Road, Fort Sill, OK 73503



We will be holding 2 different time sessions: 0900 – 1200 1800 – 2030 World Class Business & Career Advice from Top Entrepreneurs Welcome Military, Spouses, Veterans, & Civilians American Dream U gives you the unique opportunity to get the best advice from our Nation’s top business leaders… FREE of charge! Join us to discover the tactics, techniques, and procedures you’ll need to further develop your leadership skills, to land your dream career, or to start your dream business! If you’re planning on transitioning out of the military in the near future or would like to enhance your leadership abilities, you won’t want to miss this event! This event is open to all members of the Military Community: Military Personnel, Retirees, Veterans, Civilian Employees and Spouses.

Warrior Voice | 11/11/2017 at 7pm

Benedictine University, Goodwin Hall Auditorium

Chicago, IL


Admission for one. Valid for Warrior Voice event on November 11, 2017 at Benedictine University Goodwin Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m.

** Please print your receipt for entry to the event **

Event Details:

Doors open at 6 p.m.

Storytelling event begins at 7 p.m.

Cash bar after event


Benedictine University
Goodwin Hall Auditorium
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532


Warrior Voice is brought to you in partnership with The Heroes Journey and American Dream U. Proceeds raised from the event will directly help veterans across the country by putting Mission Next — Mission America books in their hands.


UTEP – ROTC | 11/3/2017

Transformational Leadership Lab

0900 – 1100

University of Texas, El Paso

Physical Sciences Building

Room 208

El Paso, TX 79969

If you can’t make an event live, we have several other methods of community support and we video every event. If you want access to our video library for free, please click here to sign up for our online courses and get access to our video library. Also, we have monthly meetups we call MISSION: MEETUPS that you can find, attend, or even create your own as an ADU Warrior to support your community of colleagues and families. Click here to locate a meetup near you.