Texas Operation Welcome Home

Texas Operation Welcome Home

Texas Workforce Commission is partnering with the Texas Workforce Solutions network to assist recently separated service members who are experiencing challenges in translating their military skills into civilian terms, locating employment, completing two- to four-year college programs or obtaining the appropriate licensure or certifications to compete in the job market.

For more information visit www.TexasOperationWelcomeHome.com.

Skills for Transition Program

The Skills for Transition Program assists military service members who are preparing to separate from service within 180 days or who have been discharged within 180 days and will remain in Texas.

To obtain information and assistance with the challenges in transitioning from military service to the civilian workforce, contact a Workforce Solutions’ staff in your area:

Workforce Solutions Skills for Transition Program Staff
Service Area Contact Person Contact
Martha Loya     
Vielka Atkins 




Capital Area Samuel Blanks
Central Texas

Kara McVey

Mary Urrutia

Rural Capital Casey Wade


Tarrant County Sal Adamski sal.adamski@workforcesolutions.net


Information and Application for Community Colleges

We encourage community colleges to participate in the Skills for Transition Program. Please see the program's overview and application below.

We Hire Vets

We Hire Vets logo"We Hire Vets" is an employer recognition program which recognizes our Texas employers for their commitment to hiring veterans. Employers whose workforce is composed of at least 10 percent military veterans are eligible to receive a “We Hire Vets” employer recognition decal to display on their storefront. Eligible employers will have an electronic decal to display on their website. To participate in the "We Hire Vets" program, use the registration link to the online form provided below. You also may complete and submit a paper form; use the second link below.


After receiving and approving the application, a “We Hire Vets” decal will be mailed to the company address. A high resolution digital version will be emailed to the email address provided on the application for display on the company’s website.