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Legion attends homeless housing summit

Legion attends homeless housing summit

Legion official provides input on key issues at Veteran Access to Housing Summit in San Antonio.

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Passage of bill opens jobs for veterans

Passage of bill opens jobs for veterans

House of Representatives passes Legion backed bill to ease restriction on civilian licensing of military truck drivers.

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Hiring Our Heroes career fairs

Hiring Our Heroes career fairs

Veterans, servicemembers and their families invited to attend free hiring events, located in all sections of the country.

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‘Veterans Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’

‘Veterans Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’

Addressing veterans’ unemployment must be an “all hands on deck” effort, says Congressional Black Caucus panel.

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Maryland seeking department adjutant

Maryland seeking department adjutant

Résumés being accepted until Oct. 20.

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New transition program shows promise

New transition program shows promise

More emphasis on “soft skills” needed in new transition assistance program, says Legion.

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Hiring Our Heroes hits Indianapolis

Hiring Our Heroes hits Indianapolis

Latest of successful career fairs brings around 250 veterans to Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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Legion connects with Hispanic veterans

Legion connects with Hispanic veterans

The Legion attends National Latina Symposium and welcomes a new small business task force member.

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Veterans job fairs in September

Veterans job fairs in September

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes events offer job opportunities to veterans and military spouses all over the country.

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Licensing and credentialing – progress and speed bumps

Licensing and credentialing – progress and speed bumps

Legionnaires asked to mobilize at state level to help streamline military-to-civilian licensing.

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Vets learn how to snare civilian jobs

Vets learn how to snare civilian jobs

The American Legion sponsored a Veterans Transition Workshop at its national convention to help veterans re-enter the private sector job market.

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Veteran business owners invited to convention

Veteran business owners invited to convention

The American Legion’s National Convention Business Conference offers valuable training and networking opportunities.

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Job-seekers invited to national convention

Job-seekers invited to national convention

Veterans, servicemembers and spouses can attend free Indianapolis career fair coordinated by Legion’s Economic Division.

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Legion still focused on credentialing issue

Legion still focused on credentialing issue

The Legion will host its Credentialing Roundtable at national convention to find ways to improve certification for veterans.

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Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

The American Legion’s Economic Division will host an event aimed to explore VA’s progress on ending homelessness.

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Monster.com to host virtual career fair

Monster.com to host virtual career fair

Veterans, military and spouses can log onto the job search website from Aug. 21-23 for an online job event.

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SBA launches Operation Boots to Business

Program pairing SBA with departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense aimed at helping transitioning servicemembers and veterans to become entrepreneurs.

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Legion applauds passage of job skills act

Legion applauds passage of job skills act

Veteran Skills to Jobs Act, backed by The American Legion, designed to make it easier for qualified veterans to obtains licences, credentials for civlian careers.

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Legion-backed credentialing act passes House

Legion-backed credentialing act passes House

Author of Veterans Skills to Jobs act praises Legion for its efforts to make federal licenses easier to obtain for qualified veterans.

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Homeless veteran coalition honors Legion

Homeless veteran coalition honors Legion

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans recognized the Legion for its efforts in ending homelessness among veterans.

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Career Center newsletter attracts job-seekers

Career Center newsletter attracts job-seekers

Electronic mailing that gives listing of veterans job fairs and career resources continues to attract subscribers.

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Military.com releases job skills translator

Military.com releases job skills translator

Online job search engine allows veterans and servicemembers to tailor their job search according to their service and civilian skills.

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VA for Vets event 'a great success'

VA for Vets event 'a great success'

The second event, of a nationwide series, comes to a close; Legion helps roll out new initiative for veteran entrepreneurs.

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PTSD belongs in the workplace

PTSD belongs in the workplace

VA for Vets attendees in Detroit receive education on "Demystifying Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in the Workplace."

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VA for Vets hiring fair under way

VA for Vets hiring fair under way

VA for Vets hiring fair in Detroit expects to see nearly 6,000 attendees; an Air Force veteran lands a job on-the-spot.

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DoL releases PSAs for vet education program

The Department of Labor has released public service announcements about its Veteran Retraining Assistance Program.

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House bill would help job-seeking vets

House bill would help job-seeking vets

The Helping Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Return to Employment at Home Act bill would require states to align their nursing certifications with military standards.    

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Jewett City homeless veterans home opens

Jewett City homeless veterans home opens

After drawing more than $6 million in financial support, the ambitious housing project will welcome its first residents this month.

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Military training for civilian jobs encouraged

Military training for civilian jobs encouraged

Legion-convened panel studies ways to integrate civilian job training into military schooling.

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Job fair exceeds expectations

Job fair exceeds expectations

Puerto Rico veterans hiring fair brings nearly 200 job-seekers together with potential employers.

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