We believe in creating opportunities for Idaho’s currently serving military, former military, and military spouses to lead, learn, and inspire in our communities.

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Each year, an estimated 200,000 men and women leave the military and transition to civilian life. To create better opportunities for military and military spouses to excel in Idaho, the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation created Mission43. Introduced in 2016, Mission43 brings together three premier veterans organizations focused on the pillars of education, employment, purpose, and connection.

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Hire Heroes USA

As the employment pillar partner organization with Mission43, Hire Heroes USA gives military members, veterans and military spouses the resources they need to succeed in their transition to the civilian workforce. In 2017, they assisted over 250 Idaho veterans and spouses in finding employment in careers averaging more than $52,000 per year.