Stars and Stripes


Stars and Stripes

Join our 8-week pre-apprenticeship program to start your exciting new career.

The Career Connections Stars and Stripes Pre-Apprenticeship program is designed exclusively for transitioning service members who want to utilize all their skills in a long-term, well-paid career that packs an adrenaline punch.

Our mission is to offer US service members direct entry into a career in an evolving industry with our innovative construction pre-apprenticeship program. The training focuses on enhancing communication skills, trade skills, personal development, technology training, and leadership coaching.

Learn All About It!

Watch an interactive, step-by-step presentation on the Career Connections Stars and Stripes program here:




This 8-week construction pre-apprenticeship program is exclusive to transitioning service members through the DOD Skills Bridge program.

Service members will learn:

  • Print interpretation
  • Concrete form work
  • Commercial wood framing
  • Scaffolding
  • Metal stud framing
  • Drywall finishing
  • Other industry recognized certifications
  • Assistance with job placement
  • Use your education benefits for on-the-job training
  • Opportunity to earn up to $75,000 in year one
  • Ability to earn up to six figures after you finish your apprenticeship

Your career is not limited to your curriculum. Here’s some of the work you’ll be eligible for upon graduation:

  • Aerospace
  • Carpentry
  • Interior/Exterior Systems
  • Maintenance
  • Millwright
  • Mill Cabinetry
  • Modular Systems
  • Piledriving
  • Scaffolding
  • and much more…

You can sign up by filling out the form HERE.