Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:00 AM CDT
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 3:30 PM CDT

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Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Dr
Nashville, TN 37214

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Ted Hacker
American Freedom Foundation

Your Next Mission™ Nashville AAAA 2022 

Your Next Mission™ (formerly Warriors To The Workforce) is part of the American Freedom Foundation's nationwide initiative to help our Veterans, transitioning military service members and military spouses find meaningful employment and provide assistance transitioning from military to civilian life.

Monday, April 4 from 1100-1700

Tuesday, April 5 from 1100-1530

New for 2022...we will be providing transportation from Ft Campbell to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center on Monday and Tuesday!  Please register for more information. 



About the Event

The American Freedom Foundation will host Your Next Mission™ Nashville AAAA 2022 (formerly Warriors To The Workforce) presented in association with Operation Stand Down Tennessee and in conjunction with the 2022 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit on Monday, April 4 from 1100-1700 and Tuesday, April 5 from 1100-1530 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN. The event will bring together major companies from throughout the country to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses.  Attendees have the chance to talk with employers, submit qualifications, participate in job interviews, and have their resumes reviewed.

Is your resume too wordy? Need help putting your best self on paper? Sign up onsite to have an HR professional critique your resume at our Resume Review area, presented by Operation Stand Down Tennessee.  We will also be providing attendees an opportunity to recieve a professional headshot.

Workshops are back!  

Veterans, transitioning service members, and MilSpouses are encouraged to join us in these panel discussions with some of the top Veteran transition influencers! 

Monday, April 4th from 1330-1430

 "Conversation with a Recruiter" moderated by Michael McCoy

Tuesday, April 5th from 1230-1330

"Developing Your Transition Plan" moderated by Michael McCoy

Please be advised that AAAA has mandated that proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will now be required of everyone to attend any part of the event.  (Full vaccination is defined as 2 doses of mRNA or 1 J&J.)  Since we are on the floor of the event, that mandate will apply to all attending and participating in Your Next Mission™ Nashville AAAA 2022.  Thank you in advance for your understanding and support.  

*Attendance is free for Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses*

Please view our Your Next Mission™ Nashville AAAA 2022 Flyer HERE 

Important Information for Veterans

  • Veterans, military service members and military spouses admission is free
  • Be prepared to meet employers - research participating companies
  • Dress for success - business or uniform is advised
  • Bring enough resumes for all exhibitors - gov't and private sector
  • Registration will open at 1000 and event begins at 1100
  • Please note:  All data collected on your YNM event registration form will not be sold or given to anyone other than possibly another highly reputable Veteran Service Organization that we feel may help you achieve employment or a better understanding of the transition process from military to civilian life.
  • We will be providing transportation from Ft Campbell to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center on Monday and Tuesday.  Please register for more information. 

    Important Information for Exhibitors
    • Exhibitor cost is $565.00 for 1 day attendance and $960.50 for 2 days attendance and includes two people to work the booth.
    • Exhibitor pricing listed includes one 8' table, power (if requested), coffee, and snacks.
    • Only 30 exhibitor tables available!
    • It is highly recommended that each company be prepared to accept resumes on site.

    Travel Information

    More information about the Gaylord Opryland Hotel

    Conference Website
    Your Next Mission™ Nashville AAAA 2022 
    2022 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit

    Event Partners

    This event would not be possible without the support and efforts of the following organizations:

    • About American Freedom Foundation (AFF)
      In return for their service and sacrifices made for our country, the American Freedom Foundation, founded in 2004, believes Veterans, military service members, and their families are deserving of support that empowers and enables them to lead confident and productive lives.  AFF serves and supports them by creating awareness and building support for their service, sacrifice, and needs through partnerships with military-focused organizations and always will be relentlessly driven to bettering the lives of these heroes and their families.  Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants of approximately $1.2 million to more than 30 military organizations and awarded over 1,200 full and partial scholarships to military spouses and their dependents in 50 states and 8 countries through the AFF/Purdue University Global Military Scholarship program valued in excess of $9.2 million.  Through the AFF national Veteran’s employment initiative program, Warriors To The Workforce, thousands of Veterans have been connected to hundreds of participating companies for employment opportunities.  Please reach out to us at www.americanfreedomfoundation.org
    • 2022 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit   
      The 2022 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit is a two and a half day, in-person event that supports the entire Army Aviation Enterprise. The Summit attracts aviation trainers, operators, logisticians, project managers, capability managers, research & development and key decision makers. 2022 AAAA Summit
    • About Operation Stand Down Tennessee                                                                      Operation Stand Down Tennessee provides and connects Veterans and their families with comprehensive resources focused on transition, employment, housing, benefits, peer engagement, volunteerism and connection to the community. OSDTN

    Contact Information:

    Ted Hacker
    American Freedom Foundation
    (615) 330-9394

    Kristin Walt
    American Freedom Foundation
    (904) 563-3546

    Mark Haliburton
    American Freedom Foundation
    (573) 452-1174