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One bill would increase disability benefits and the other would help veterans with job training.
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Twin bills to ease military-to-civilian employment explained to veterans advocates by congressional sponsors.
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Many job-seeking resources are available for military spouses, such as Military.com’s Spouse Job Search Tool.
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Legionnaires provide color guard services as Sears Heroes at Home and Rebuilding Together restores a Vietnam veteran’s home.
Reps from The American Legion and the Department of Labor will team up to answer questions about veterans employment during a live Twitter chat May 13.
When you interview for a job, be sure not to rehash your military experience. Keep focused on what is relevant.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth introduces veteran support bill with Legion assistance.
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Veterans hiring and employment events in May set for historic Fenway Park in Boston and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Commander attends first lady’s ‘Joining Forces’ update on veteran hiring initiative.
Boots to Business and Patriot Express programs deserve funding and continuation, says Legion
State lawmakers have heeded the Legion’s call to pass veterans credentialing legislation, just as their federal counterparts did.
State senate passes bill to ease requirements for veterans in licensed practical nursing.
Georgia and Maryland pass crucial legislation to help veterans gain entry into professional fields.
Around 700 on-the-spot interviews given at recent veterans hiring event at 69th Regiment Armory in New York City.
Department of Indiana wages successful campaign for civilian licensure of military emergency medical practitioners.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine announces a bill that will enhance Legion’s licensing and credentialing campaign.
Veteran and military hiring events will reach every part of the country in April.
When an Army captain left active duty in January 2001, he had no idea how complicated his job search would be in the civilian world.
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Like first dates, job interviews gauge the likelihood of mutually beneficial relationships.
Veterans looking for employment should do their homework, look the part, and close an interview well.
Removing ‘right of first refusal’ hindrance will help ease verification process for veteran-owned small businesses.
“Overzealous and unrealstic” small business verification process discourages veteran entrepreneurs, says Legion.
Act would eliminate Legion-supported outreach and employment programs now overseen by the Department of Labor.
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Legion Economic Division will welcome Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps on March 14.
VA moves to reduce number of veteran-owned small business applications it denies due to minor errors.
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick will reintroduce the bill that ensures veterans receive the same contracting preferences as every other group.
Department of Veterans Affairs will allow contract applicants opportunity to correct minor deficiencies before initial denial is issued.
‘Housing Our Heroes’ brings veteran and community organizations together to discuss future of veteran homelessness.
Assistant Labor secretary Keith Kelly vows to prepare, provide for and protect job-seeking veterans.
Executive director of Joining Forces highlights strides made in hiring veterans; DoD deputy assistant secretary warns of sequestrations effects.