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Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Pittsburgh job fair reaches 200 veterans

Representatives from the Legion’s Pennsylvania department help coordinate a successful VA career expo.

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Business expo heads to Walter Reed

Business expo heads to Walter Reed

Veteran entrepreneurs are invited to a free small business and training expo at Walter Reed Medical Center on May 12.

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Legion supports affirmative action for vets

Legion supports affirmative action for vets

Organization in favor of Department of Labor decision to strengthen federal hiring requirements of certain military veterans.

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DoL releases new online transition tool

REALifelines will help veterans, servicemembers and their families with the transition from the service into civilian life.

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Federal job events set for April 13

Federal job events set for April 13

Chamber of Commerce to hold workshops and conferences on CEO leadership and entrepreneurial practices.

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Legion is 'best advocate' to vet businesses

Legion is 'best advocate' to vet businesses

At the Legion’s small business development workshop, attendees received invaluable advice on entrepreneurship.

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Veterans invited to Chicago for hiring fair

Veterans invited to Chicago for hiring fair

March 16 transition workshop and March 24 job fair will bring veterans and their spouses to the Windy City for valuable career opportunities.

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Small business workshop set for March 22

Small business workshop set for March 22

Legion to sponsor intensive educational session for entrepreneurs during Washington Conference.

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MicroTech invites military to NBA game

MicroTech invites military to NBA game

Veterans and military personnel invited to the Verizon Center in Washington for Military Appreciation Night on March 12.

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HUD, VA release new homelessness study

HUD, VA release new homelessness study

New VA and HUD report finds 136,000 veterans spent a night in a homeless shelter during 2009.

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MicroTech awarded landmark Army contract

MicroTech awarded landmark Army contract

Technology and systems integrator MicroTech has been selected as a Prime Vendor for the U.S. Army $400 Million Information Technology Services.

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VeteransPlus a valuable service for posts

VeteransPlus a valuable service for posts

VeteransPlus, a nonprofit organization that offers free financial consultation to veterans, is ready to team with posts across the country.

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Sharpe addresses unemployment figures

Sharpe addresses unemployment figures

Legion’s Economic Division director goes over reasons for the higher numbers during interview on Federal News Radio.

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DHS hits veteran contracting goal

DHS hits veteran contracting goal

Agency awarded approximately 3.2 percent of its contracting dollars for fiscal 2010 to service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.

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DoD sponsors 'Hiring Heroes' career fairs

DoD sponsors 'Hiring Heroes' career fairs

This spring and summer, the Defense Department will sponsor nine career fairs for injured servicemembers, veterans and their families.

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D.C. staff stands down for homeless vets

D.C. staff stands down for homeless vets

Representatives from The American Legion’s Washington office participated in the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down event.

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VOSBs encouraged to think globally

VOSBs encouraged to think globally

Exporting goods outside of the U.S. can be a lucrative trade for veteran business owners, said a congressional staffer in a meeting with Legion representatives.

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Taking on the unemployment crisis

Taking on the unemployment crisis

National commander, director of U.S. Office of Personnel Management agree to work closely together to put veterans to work.

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Legion hosts VET-Force meeting

Legion hosts VET-Force meeting

Group discusses unemployment crisis among young veterans, state of veteran-owned small businesses.

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Vet homelessness a topic at conference

Vet homelessness a topic at conference

Roundtable discussion focused on reducing veterans homelessness set for the Legion’s annual Washington Conference in March,

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Jobless rate among young vets climbs

Jobless rate among young vets climbs

While America's overall unemployment rate has dropped to a 19-month low, the good news does not extend to veterans.

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Small-business workshop set for Jan. 18

Small-business workshop set for Jan. 18

Seminar geared toward helping veteran entrepreneurs how to understand the federal acquisition process.

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Legion hosting small-business forum

Legion hosting small-business forum

Jan. 11 meeting at Legion’s Washington office will cover ways to increase contracting opportunities for veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.

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Job-seeking veterans go green

Job-seeking veterans go green

An upcoming educational symposium in California affords veterans an opportunity to explore a discipline within the emerging green industry.

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Job openings for disabled veterans

Job openings for disabled veterans

Veterans with a disability rating of 30 percent or more are encouraged to apply for job openings with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management by Jan. 6.

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More than an obligation

More than an obligation

Corporations don't just come to Road to Recovery career fair because it's the right thing to do. They're there because of the quality of job candidates they find.

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FedMine.us events welcome vet business owners

Fedmine.us will hold two federal executive breakfast events for veteran business owners interested in learning about contracting opportunities with the government on Dec. 2 and Dec. 6 in Fairview, Va., at Fairview Park Marriott Hotel.

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Hundreds of veterans attend career fair

Hundreds of veterans attend career fair

The American Legion and RecruitMilitary teamed up for a career fair in Indianapolis that provided valuable information to veterans and their families.

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Veterans Day opportunity for vet entrepreneurs

Veterans Day opportunity for vet entrepreneurs

The General Services Administration, an independent government agency, will hold a conference for veteran small business owners on Veterans Day in Atlanta.

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Contracting opportunities found in Iraq

The Iraq Homeland and Border Control Conference & Expo invites veterans and other interested individuals to Washington from Dec. 2 - 3 for an information seminar on developing contracting operations and businesses in Iraq.

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