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MicroTech wins $500 million VA contract

Tech business owned by Legion Business Task Force member earns another landmark federal order.

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Post, Wong tackle challenges veterans face

Post, Wong tackle challenges veterans face

National Commander Fang Wong and New York City Post 754 members discuss veterans’ challenges with jobs and education during a dinner reception.

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Legion applauds board’s recommendations

Legion applauds board’s recommendations

Pentagon advisory group calls for simplifying job certification processes for military veterans.

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Road to Nowhere

Returning veterans face the worst job market of their lives.

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Stay updated daily on veterans news

Stay updated daily on veterans news

Email list offers comprehensive compilation of news updates and important dates.

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Legion backs student-vet victimization order

Legion backs student-vet victimization order

Executive order to protect veterans from exploitation by for-profit schools ‘an important victory,’ says Legion national commander.

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Legion attending procurement conference

Legion attending procurement conference

Legion to be present at the annual contractors’ networking event.

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Experts weigh in on veteran job search

Experts weigh in on veteran job search

Legion.org’s ‘Advice for Job Seekers’ page gives veterans valuable employment tips.

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Guard summit shows value of hiring veterans

Guard summit shows value of hiring veterans

Around 130 representatives from companies convened on Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., to hear about the benefits of employing veterans.

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GE focuses on veteran employment

GE focuses on veteran employment

General Electric to hire 5,000 veterans in next five years, welcomes Reservists with biomedical background into its externship program.

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Legion ‘front and center on the job front’

Legion ‘front and center on the job front’

Attending conference, veterans hiring fair and small-business summit among many activities of Economic division during the week.

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DoL announces $15 million in homeless grants

Grants through Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program will provide job training services to help homeless veterans succeed in civilian careers.

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The right set of skills, values for the job

The right set of skills, values for the job

Nearly 1,000 veterans and their spouses turn out for Hiring Our Heroes career fair in Chicago, bringing with them the right tools to do the job.

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Veterans sought for customs, border patrol

Veterans sought for customs, border patrol

Department of Homeland Security is recruiting veterans to continue their national service in civilian life by becoming CBPOs.

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Legion participating in Chicago career fair

Legion participating in Chicago career fair

U.S. Chamber of Commerce-sponsored March 28 event will feature more than 200 veteran-seeking employers.

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Economic initiatives making an impact

Economic initiatives making an impact

Working with the USDA and lawmakers, the Legion is improving the employment outlook for veterans, chiefly in the credentialing fields.

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Consulting firm gives veteran-hiring tips

Consulting firm gives veteran-hiring tips

Esteemed veterans hiring specialist and current Legion Business Task Force member Susan Schieren discusses the landscape of veterans employment in corporate America.

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Progress in CDLs for veterans

Progress in CDLs for veterans

Senate passes measure to study fast-tracked issuance of commercial licenses.

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Legion testifies on pending bills

Legion testifies on pending bills

The American Legion testified on March 8 before a House subcommittee hearing in Washington.

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Women vets panel examines rural health care

Women vets panel examines rural health care

The Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission’s meeting Feb. 27 at the Washington Conference featured a panel that examined rural health care for women veterans.

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Washington job fair a success

Washington job fair a success

Nearly 700 job seekers attended The American Legion sponsored veterans' career fair on Feb. 23 in Washington, DC.

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'Let’s get out there and do it'

'Let’s get out there and do it'

On Day Two, National Credentialing Summit attendees are urged to turn words into action.

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National Credentialing Summit: Day One

National Credentialing Summit: Day One

The American Legion and U.S. Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a summit in Washington on licensing and credentialing issues that affect veterans and servicemembers.

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Legion co-sponsors NYC job fair

Legion co-sponsors NYC job fair

Representatives from national and department level attend event to help with employment resources and benefits filing.

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Registration open for annual Career Fair

Registration open for annual Career Fair

The American Legion invites veterans and servicemembers to the annual Hiring Our Heroes Career Fair in Washington on Feb. 23.

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PeopleScout announces veteran-hiring initiative

PeopleScout announces veteran-hiring initiative

Press conference held during Super Bowl weekend kicks off campaign to help corporate America hire more than 10,000 veterans this year.

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VA hiring fair produces 500 job offers

VA’s hiring fair last month was a resounding success, providing on-site interviews for veterans and legitimate job opportunities.

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Legion to examine credentialing

Legion to examine credentialing

Legion’s first-ever National Credentialing Summit will find ways to improve credentialing opportunities for veterans.

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Business conference registration open

Business conference registration open

The Legion’s annual Washington Business Conference welcomes veteran entrepreneurs to D.C. from Feb. 28 - 29 for a free informational event.

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Veterans hiring fair set for NYC

Veterans and servicemembers invited to hiring fair in New York City sponsored by VA and Rep. Bob Turner’s office.

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