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Program pairing SBA with departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense aimed at helping transitioning servicemembers and veterans to become entrepreneurs.
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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.
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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The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans recognized the Legion for its efforts in ending homelessness among veterans.
Electronic mailing that gives listing of veterans job fairs and career resources continues to attract subscribers.
Online job search engine allows veterans and servicemembers to tailor their job search according to their service and civilian skills.
The second event, of a nationwide series, comes to a close; Legion helps roll out new initiative for veteran entrepreneurs.
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 in Detroit expects to see nearly 6,000 attendees; an Air Force veteran lands a job on-the-spot.
The Department of Labor has released public service announcements about its Veteran Retraining Assistance Program.
The Helping Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Return to Employment at Home Act bill would require states to align their nursing certifications with military standards.
After drawing more than $6 million in financial support, the ambitious housing project will welcome its first residents this month.
Legion-convened panel studies ways to integrate civilian job training into military schooling.
Puerto Rico veterans hiring fair brings nearly 200 job-seekers together with potential employers.
The Department of Labor will host a veterans hiring fair at the Frances Perkins Building - its headquarters - on June 6.
The American Legion has released a handbook that compiles all the services and resources available to homeless veterans.
Service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses urged to attend.
National Veterans Small Business Conference, ‘VA for Vets’ Hiring fair scheduled for late June.
Program will provide education assistance for training for 99,000 unemployed veterans ages 35 to 60.
Unemployed veterans between the ages of 35 and 60 can apply for new benefits to cover education costs for up to 1 year.
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Island territory is the site of major Chamber of Commerce job fair.
Tech business owned by Legion Business Task Force member earns another landmark federal order.
National Commander Fang Wong and New York City Post 754 members discuss veterans’ challenges with jobs and education during a dinner reception.
Pentagon advisory group calls for simplifying job certification processes for military veterans.
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Email list offers comprehensive compilation of news updates and important dates.
Executive order to protect veterans from exploitation by for-profit schools ‘an important victory,’ says Legion national commander.
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Legion to be present at the annual contractors’ networking event.
Legion.org’s ‘Advice for Job Seekers’ page gives veterans valuable employment tips.
Around 130 representatives from companies convened on Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., to hear about the benefits of employing veterans.