Transition Assistance advisor

Joe Gilmond

Office: (802)-338-3354

Who We Are: The purpose of the Transition Assistance Advisor (TAA) program is to provide a professional in each state/territory (some states have two TAAs) to serve as the statewide point of contact to assist Service members in accessing Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care services and benefits. Each TAA also provides assistance in obtaining entitlements through the Military Health System and access to community resources. The program is designed to serve National Guard members and their families. Additionally, we gladly provide services to members in all components

Topics of Assistance 
  • Healthcare Referral
  • Medical Facilities
  • TRICARE Benefits
  • VA Dental Care Programs
  • Referral for Counseling Services
  • Unemployment Needs
  • Pre-separation counseling


  • Rehabilitative Care
  • Assistance with Veterans Benefits
  • Veterans Service Organizations
  • Financial Hardships
  • Compensation Claims
  • Locating DD214’s
  • Locating Medical Records

Transition Assistance Advisor



Joe Gilmond will provide direction through the maze of programs available to Veterans and connection to earned benefits with the compassion of someone who knows what it's like to transition from Active Duty.