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Department of New Mexico brings jobs to veterans

Department of New Mexico brings jobs to veterans

At first Operation Hiring Heroes Job Fair in Albuquerque, veteran attendees were connected with 55 employers who were ready to hire.

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Legion: Government has responsibility to treat small businesses fairly

Legion: Government has responsibility to treat small businesses fairly

Testimony amplifies position that veteran-owned companies need fewer obstacles to federal contracts.

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Post office cuts threaten veteran job viability, impacts consumers

Post office cuts threaten veteran job viability, impacts consumers

The large-scale U.S Postal Service cuts affect consumers, as well as the more than 100,000 veterans employed there.

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I Am The American Legion - Sean Davis

“I want a place for other veterans to go where they can feel safe and know that there’s somebody there who went through what they did.”

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Legion bringing veterans job fair to New Mexico

Legion bringing veterans job fair to New Mexico

More than 50 employers headed to Albuquerque venue, looking to hire veterans.

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StreetShares secures $200 million for veteran-owned small businesses

StreetShares secures $200 million for veteran-owned small businesses

Community Investment Management, Direct Lending Investments will fund $200 million in small business loans over a 4-year period.

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Legion assists veterans during Vets GSA event

Legion assists veterans during Vets GSA event

Representatives from the Department of New York were at the Vets GSA's networking event in New York City, providing resoureces to attendees.

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Veteran small business owners wanted

Veteran small business owners wanted

StreetShares, a veteran-owned lending company, is hoping to breathe life into the American Dream by helping veteran small businesses find loans.

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Legion, Easter Seals help veterans find jobs

Legion, Easter Seals help veterans find jobs

Organizations team up to provide collective assistance to Washington-area disabled veterans and their families.

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Legion to assist veterans in New York

The American Legion will participate in a networking event with Vets GSA on March 5.

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Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Employment opportunities, emotional and physical wellness topics in panel discussions during Legion's Employment and Empowerment Summit.

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Making the transition a bit easier

Making the transition a bit easier

Legion's economic summit brings job seekers face to face with potential employers, career coaches.

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Combat Pilot to Corner Office

USAA CEO Stuart Parker talks military service, veterans employment and how the company is The American Legion’s kindred spirit.

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The spirit of vetrepreneurship

The spirit of vetrepreneurship

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Travis Barnes has gone from struggling with transitioning from the military to civilian world to starting a successful distillery in Indianapolis.

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Legion proposes changes to veterans training program

Legion proposes changes to veterans training program

In testimony before Congress, the Legion's Davy Leghorn offered recommendations on the Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service program.

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Hundreds hired at New Jersey job fairs in 2014

Hundreds hired at New Jersey job fairs in 2014

More than 50 job offers made at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst event.

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Credentialing summit aims to create ‘ripple effect’

Credentialing summit aims to create ‘ripple effect’

The American Legion’s National Credentialing Summit aims to influence key decision-makers nationwide on hiring veterans for jobs they are qualified for.

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VA entrepreneur event set for Washington Conference

VA entrepreneur event set for Washington Conference

Department to offer guidance to veteran business owners and entrepreneurs at the Legion's Small Business Workshop.

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Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

The American Legion’s Veterans Employment & Education Division is hosting a series of free events tailored to assist veterans and spouses pursuing employment in the civilian sector.

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'Pathways to military student success'

'Pathways to military student success'

Legion provides subject-matter expertise on military licensing and credentialing at the Council of College and Military Educators' annual symposium.

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Credentialing the Military

Credentialing the Military

Legion summit aims to enhance professional skills in the Armed Services.

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Legion conducting small-biz workshop

Legion conducting small-biz workshop

Workshop will take place during Washington Conference and is specifically designed for servicemembers, veterans and spouses who own their own businesses or are thinking about starting one.

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Hiring fair, résumé-writing workshop set for D.C.

Hiring fair, résumé-writing workshop set for D.C.

Legion teaming up with Hiring Our Heroes, Easter Seals to conduct employment events during Washington Conference.

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Legion ‘uniquely positioned’ to host credentialing summit

Legion ‘uniquely positioned’ to host credentialing summit

The American Legion has been fighting against credentialing barriers to veterans since the 1990s.

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Legion to host National Credentialing Summit

Legion to host National Credentialing Summit

Stakeholders in the job-credentialing issue will converge in Washington next month for a two-day summit

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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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