All current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces may participate in the program for counseling and employment facilitation services. 


Those who meet certain education, military service and application requirements may also be eligible for TTT financial assistance of up to 10K to support their transition to the classroom. Requirements vary, but program application within 3 years after retirement or separation from service is required for many members.


Military service requirements to receive financial assistance include: 

  • Retired from active duty on or after October 1, 1999 (must apply within three years after separation from service)
  • Active duty member with approved date of retirement with one year or less remaining before retirement
  • Transferred to the Retired Reserve
  • Retired or separated for a service-connected physical disability on or after January 8, 2002 (must apply within three years after separation from service).  Physical disability must be noted on service separation document, not a VA determination.
  • Individuals transitioning from active duty on or after January 8, 2002, and have served four or more years of continuous active duty immediately before separation, and execute a written agreement to serve for three or more years with a Selected Reserve unit (must apply within three years after separation from service)
  • Individuals that have completed six or more years of creditable service towards retirement on or after January 8, 2002 and execute a written agreement to serve for three or more years with a Selected Reserve unit (must apply within three years after separation from service)