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I Am The American Legion - Krista Mette

“You can make time in your life to do anything that you want to do.”

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Hiring Our Heroes gears up for monthly virtual job fair

Virtual Job Scout connects veterans, transitioning servicemembers and spouses with recruiters from Fortune 500 companies and other businesses.

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Legion wants feds to leave veterans preference alone

Legion wants feds to leave veterans preference alone

Legion says veterans preference needs to remain in place to help veterans compete with civilians in the job market.

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Teach For America wants to enlist veterans

Teaching certification organization is looking for veterans and servicemembers who wish to continue serving their country as educators to low-income students.

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Nearly 200 veterans hired after New Jersey job fair

Nearly 200 veterans hired after New Jersey job fair

Department looks to build on success of May hiring event by hosting more veterans opportunities this month.

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Bridging the military-to-civilian gap

Bridging the military-to-civilian gap

Legion's credentialing working group meets in D.C. office ahead of February summit.

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Hiring fair brings railroad jobs to veterans

Hiring fair brings railroad jobs to veterans

Hiring Our Heroes event welcomes Amtrak, CSX and Norfolk Southern to Indianapolis.

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Legion-supported veterans jobs bill introduced in Senate

Senate measure would restore federally funded veterans job-search specialists who were cut in April.

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Veteran business owners invited to free GSA Schedules class

Experts from the industry will help VOSBs and SDVOSBs draft GSA Schedule proposals, Oct. 28-29, in the Legion's Washington office.

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Veterans job fair headed to Austin, Texas

Veterans job fair headed to Austin, Texas

Legion Department of Texas to host free hiring event on Sept. 24 for veterans, servicemembers and spouses.

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Entrepreneurship workshop featured at national convention

Entrepreneurship workshop featured at national convention

The American Legion hosted a two-day small business workshop for veterans and servicemembers.

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American Legion presents Employer of the Year awards

American Legion presents Employer of the Year awards

Veteran-friendly businesses and individuals recognized at the Legion’s 96th national convention

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Veterans give a 'competitive edge' to UPS

Veterans give a 'competitive edge' to UPS

UPS' vice president of U.S. Operations tells national convention that his company''s veteran employees are an investment paying dividends.

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VA releases new GI Bill comparison tool

Legion had key role in developing online platform that computes benefit totals and education value for student veterans.

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Legion reaches out to transitioning servicemembers

Legion reaches out to transitioning servicemembers

At a dinner event during its national convention, The American Legion helped soldiers and Marines prepare for civilian life.

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Hire them, develop them, connect them

Hire them, develop them, connect them

USAA senior vice president offers a simple recipe to guide employers who want to hire veterans.

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Legion, U.S. Chamber renew vows

Legion, U.S. Chamber renew vows

Hiring Our Heroes event in Charlotte one of many national convention activities aimed at helping military personnel shift into civilian careers.

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Student veterans share transition experiences

Student veterans share transition experiences

Veterans, higher education and government officials collaborate at the Legion’s Education Syposium during national convention.

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Employment summit teaches attendees how to get hired

Employment summit teaches attendees how to get hired

About 70 veterans, servicemembers and spouses gathered for the Legion's Employment & Empowerment Summit to receive job-search advice from renowned veteran friendly employers.

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Bridging the military to civilian gap

Bridging the military to civilian gap

Veterans Employment & Education Commission meeting at national convention featured a panel that examined challenges transitioning servicemembers encounter and how Legionnaires can help.

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Time Warner Cable looking to hire veterans as field technicians

Time Warner Cable looking to hire veterans as field technicians

Telecommunications company will attend convention job fair, hope to recruit veterans into certified field technician training program.

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Register now for convention career fair

Register now for convention career fair

Nearly 90 veteran-friendly employers expected to be on hand Aug. 26, accepting résumés from attendees and even interviewing on the spot.

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CSX bringing at least 75 'career opportunities' to convention job fair

CSX bringing at least 75 'career opportunities' to convention job fair

CSX Corporation, the rail transportation giant and reputed military employer, will have a significant role at the Legion's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Northrop Grumman to attend national convention

Global security giant will bring its renowned support for veterans to American Legion's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Education symposium to focus on newest veterans

Education symposium to focus on newest veterans

National convention event will bring together key officials from higher education and government agencies, and most importantly student veterans themselves.

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Legion conference set to 'employ and empower' veterans

Legion conference set to 'employ and empower' veterans

Employment and Empowerment Summit will offer two days worth of job skills training and employment opportunities to veterans and servicemembers at national convention.

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Veterans and spouses invited to hiring fairs in August

Veterans and spouses invited to hiring fairs in August

Legion will sponsor 25 career fairs nationwide, including the organization's own job fair at national convention.

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New social-lending marketplace for veterans launched

Legion-StreetShares initiative focused on providing loans to veteran-owned small businesses.

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Illinois Legion job fair set for July 11

Illinois Legion job fair set for July 11

The Department of Ilinois will conduct a hiring fair for veterans, military personnel and their spouses during the department convention in Springield, Ill.

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Legion working with vets during entrepreneurial event

The Legion will be hosting a booth and conducting outreach efforts at the annual VETS14 conference, June 16-19, in Reno, Nev.

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