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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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