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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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DoL to host veterans job fair June 6

The Department of Labor will host a veterans hiring fair at the Frances Perkins Building - its headquarters - on June 6.

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Comprehensive homeless vets guide available

Comprehensive homeless vets guide available

The American Legion has released a handbook that compiles all the services and resources available to homeless veterans.

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VA offering verification training

Service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses urged to attend.

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Small-biz conference, hiring fair set for Detroit

Small-biz conference, hiring fair set for Detroit

National Veterans Small Business Conference, ‘VA for Vets’ Hiring fair scheduled for late June.

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Legion applauds DoL-VA joint effort

Legion applauds DoL-VA joint effort

Program will provide education assistance for training for 99,000 unemployed veterans ages 35 to 60.

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VA, DoL launch education program

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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Hiring Our Heroes headed to Puerto Rico

Hiring Our Heroes headed to Puerto Rico

Island territory is the site of major Chamber of Commerce job fair.

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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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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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Road to Nowhere

Returning veterans face the worst job market of their lives.

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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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