Success Stories

We're proud to enable active military, guard & reserve troops, veterans and military families to become successful in the information age and 21st century new skills economy.

"It's been refreshing to see that other veterans share the same path as me - transitioning from military service to professional software development. By taking part in Operation Code's community, I've had the chance to pair-program with others, be introduced to new tech stacks that I was previously unfamiliar with, prepare for a software bootcamp, and find an internship through an opening posted in the #jobs channel. Operation Code fosters a community where members support each other, offer & accept advice, and serve as an ongoing reminder that we're all still part of one team."

- John Hampton, US Army veteran
- John Hampton, US Army veteran

"Prior to Operation Code, I was working day-in and day-out pouring concrete and general heavy labor construction when I learned about Operation Code. Due to their mentorship I skipped on finishing community college, borrowed a MacBook Pro from Operation Code, attended a Seattle code school, doubled my income, and improved my standard of living. Thanks to Operation Code I'm doing what I love."

- Victor Molina, US Marine Corps veteran
- Victor Molina, US Marine Corps veteran
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"I enlisted in the Marine Corps Infantry to serve and win our country's wars. After my service, I searched for a new career. I knew I wanted to be part of the tip of the spear in an industry and I realized the tech industry is leading from the front. I Googled around and found Operation Code, a non-profit which helps veterans like me break into the tech industry. A couple weeks later they found a way to get me into GitHub's CodeConf LA. There, I found Sabio, a local code school which accepts the New GI Bill. Today, I am in the middle of a hackathon sponsored by Sabio in an effort to build a website to help folks in the military be successful by the time they get out. Operation Code not only paved a route for me, they also showed me what I can build with my imagination. Imagine what it can do for other veterans."

- Jameel Matin, US Marine Corps veteran
- Jameel Matin, US Marine Corps veteran
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