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In written testimony to House subcommittee, Legion says weak government policies and rules limit effectiveness of tools aimed to facilitate contracting opportunities for veterans.
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Legion calling on Congress to make good on its commitment to ensure veterans, servicemembers have access to sustainable, affordable housing.
The Legion and first lady Michelle Obama attended the U.S. Chamber's “Business Steps Up: Hiring Our Heroes” conference.
Post 126 in Asheville, N.C., doubles as a homeless shelter for veterans. And it works.
The American Legion joined forces with the Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair in New Jersey that produced around 25 jobs for veterans.
The American Legion's Business Task Force will meet Nov. 9 at Post 1 in D.C. to launch a new initiative aimed to improve veterans' prospects in the business world.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has released a 32-page report designed to encourage the growth of the veteran-owned small business community.
Executive director of Legion's Washington Office will discuss veterans unemployment, other issues at 2:30 p.m. EST
Legion-backed job fair targets unemployment rate of nearly 15 percent among young women veterans.
Veterans and their family members can attend a free job fair, sponsored by the Legion and Chamber of Commerce, in Tom's River, N.J.
Amanda Leigh of The American Legion recently met with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to discuss veterans unemployment.
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Veterans and military family members are encouraged to attend the job fairs on Oct. 22 in Toms River and Nov. 4 in Florence.
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiative will result in 100 veterans hiring fairs across country; Legion post in New Jersey hosting Oct. 22 event.
Legionnaires are encouraged to participate in and raise awareness of events that will take place in 24 cities.
Past national commander hoping that Department of Labor, Legion can help erase disconnect between veterans, potential employment and training opportunities.
When a transitional housing residence for homeless veterans in New Jersey hit a snag in construction costs, Legion family members in the state sprang to action.
Kathleen Martinez, assistant secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, will meet with Past National Commander William Detweiler in New Orleans this week.
Veteran business owners, military spouses get one-on-one opportunities with CEOs during Inc.-Joining Forces Mentoring Fair.
Legion working with Inc. magazine, Joining Force to bring 50 prominent CEOs to Washington, D.C., to serve as mentors to veterans, servicemembers and their families.
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The Legion attended a House Veterans' Affairs Committee summit to assess how businesses are hiring veterans and the practices that have produced positive results for veterans.
Small businesses would receive incentives for hiring veterans, wounded warriors in $447 billion plan.
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The Department of Homeland Security participated in the Legion's Small Business Training Program last month in Minneapolis.
Last week, Legion representatives and members of its Business Task Force hit New Orleans for the greatly expanded National Veterans Small Business Conference.
Annual Heroes to Hometowns' Transition & Benefits Job Fair will precede national convention on Aug. 27.
Experts will gather in Minneapolis during national convention to discuss climbing rate of vet joblessness, just one of many Economic sessions available in Minneapolis.
President orders broad, interagency effort to reduce jobless rate among Post-9/11 veterans.
Legionnaires in Jewett City, Conn., are behind a multimillion dollar housing complex that could revolutionize the fight against veteran homelessness.
The American Legion teams with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to bring a veterans hiring fair to Minneapolis in August.
American Legion commends Department of Labor, Solis for creating "sorely needed resource."
Bill being considered by House would cut $1.5 million from office tasked with prosecuting cases of discrimination against veterans by federal agencies.