Making the move easier for military spouses

A new online tool can help military spouses learn how to transfer occupational licenses when they move to a new state.

The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), in partnership with the Women’s Bureau of the U..S Department of Labor, recently released the tool, which can be found at

Many states have laws to make it easier for military spouses relocating from out of state to carry their occupational licenses to a new state. The VETS tool builds on President Trump's Executive Order Enhancing Noncompetitive Civil Service Appointments of Military Spouses.