Technology Veterans Rally to Support Each Other

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Operation-code-screen-grab-630x391“GEEK WIRE”

“Operation Code is a resource for employers seeking to hire veterans and it recently launched Deploy, a veteran-run web development consultancy.

Former U.S. Army Captain has founded Operation Code, a nonprofit organization that supports veterans who want to learn to code and write web applications.

Software and technology rank among the top jobs in the country, but military veteran David Molina fears that the country’s military veterans aren’t getting the support they need to successfully land tech positions when transitioning into the workforce.

His group helps veterans by connecting them to mentors, scholarships and apprenticeships, and by sending them to coding conferences at no cost.

A few hundred veterans have received mentoring or other support through the group, Molina said.

“We love what we do,” Molina said. “We’re military vets who love software and programming, and we want to help other vets.”

The focus of Operation Code has…

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