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Warriors To The Workforce - Nashville

  • Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center 2800 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN, 37214 United States (map)

Warriors To The Workforce Nashville is presented by the American Freedom Foundation in association with Operation Stand Down Tennessee in conjunction with AAAA's 2018 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit - Hall B, Booth #2126

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Important Information for Veterans

  • Attendance is free for Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses 
  • Be prepared to meet employers
  • Dress for success
  • Bring plenty of resumes (Both private and government)
  • Arrive early as registration may take some time 
  • Peruse websites for housing, parking, directions, etc.
  • Peruse websites of participating companies to get an idea of job availability and descriptions

Warriors to the Workforce Workshop Sessions

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Friday Special Event:

Professional Headshot Session

Have your headshot taken by a professional photographer for online profile pictures.
Visit WTTW Booth #2126 for more details.

Event Partners:

This event would not be possible without the support and efforts of the following organizations:


About American Freedom Foundation 

In return for their service and sacrifices made for our country, the American Freedom Foundation, founded in 2004, believes Veterans, military service members, and their families are deserving of support that empowers and enables them to lead confident and productive lives.  AFF serves and supports them by creating awareness and building support for their service, sacrifice and needs through partnerships with military focused organizations and always will be relentlessly driven to bettering the lives of these heroes and their families.  Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants of approximately $1.2 million to more than 30 military organizations and awarded over 1,200 full and partial scholarships to military spouses and their dependents in 50 states and 8 countries through the AFF/Kaplan University Military Scholarship program valued in excess of $9.2 million.  Through the AFF national Veterans employment initiative program, Warriors To The Workforce, thousands of Veterans have been connected to hundreds of participating companies for employment opportunities.


About AAAA 

The mission of the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) is to support the United States Army Aviation Soldier and Family.  As a member of AAAA, you will:

  • NETWORK as a Professional in the total Army Aviation Community
    • Annual Summit, Symposia, and Chapter events
  • Be RECOGNIZED for Excellence
    • 35 National awards, 250 scholarships, 500 Order of St. Michael awards a year, plus Knight awards and Lady of Loreto, and hundreds of Soldiers of the Month
  • Your VOICE to leadership &  government
    • AAAA is a founding member of The Military Coalition (TMC) which has over 5.5M members
    • Army Aviation Caucus of 38 Congressmen sponsored by AAAA
  • SUPPORT your brother and sister Soldiers and their Families through AAAA activities.
    • AAAA offers a Post Career Employment Program
    • AAAA provides nearly $200,000 a year in local Chapter support

Please visit our 2018 Mission Solutions Summit Website


About Operation Stand Down Tennessee

Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN) is a registered 501 (c) 3 that focuses on helping all Veterans and their families by engaging, equipping and empowering them.  OSDTN offers a wide range of services including but not limited to employment assistances, VA benefits assistances, networking, housing, career services and education.

Contact Information:

Ted Hacker
American Freedom Foundation
(615) 330-9394

Erin Gaul
American Freedom Foundation
(858) 699-0163

E. J. Hirsch
Operation Stand Down Tennessee
(615) 248-1981 ext 101

Jenn Chittem
(203) 268-2450

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