Boots to Business

Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The VBOC encourages TAP-eligible and active duty personnel, military spouses, veterans and civilians with base access to attend this free 2-day introduction to entrepreneurship training class covering topics you need to consider before and as you start your business. For those do not have access to a military installation, Boots to Business Reboot (B2BR) provides an overview of business fundamentals and techniques, more information here,

Boots to Business is organized by the Fleet & Family Support Center on Naval installations, the Airman & Family Readiness Center on Air Force bases, the Soldier-For-Life Transition Assistance Program on Army installations, through the Marine Corps’ Transition Readiness program, and the Coast Guard’s Health Service-Work Life Office. For a calendar of classes by type and/or by state, visit:

For more information on the Boots to Business program and SBA’s Office of Veteran Business Development, visit