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Video guide teaches vets how to start, grow a business

Video guide teaches vets how to start, grow a business

12-part series addresses best practices in finding start-up capital, winning contracts, marketing and many other topics.

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Legion to participate in VA's small biz engagement

Legion to participate in VA's small biz engagement

The Department of Veteran Affairs is hosting a National Veterans Small Business Engagement event in Atlanta in December; Legion reps will be on hand to promote the organization's training and services to veteran small business owners.

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Refinance your VA home loan

Refinance your VA home loan

VA's Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan program offers lower fixed-rate adjustments to VA home loans.

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DoE wants feedback from veterans working in the industry

Department of Energy hopes to identify service skills and experience that leads to careers in the energy industry.

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Legion launches new career platform

Legion launches new career platform

Site offers interactive job searches, videos and more to show how veterans can succeed in employment and business.

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Mentorship program looking for veteran leaders of tomorrow

Take Point Initiative offers fellowships to veterans who want to become leaders in nonprofit or policy fields.

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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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Legion class teaches entry into federal contracting

Legion class teaches entry into federal contracting

More than 20 veteran business owners attend free class on drafting General Service Administration Schedule proposals.

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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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