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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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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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VA home loans continue to lead industry

VA announces that its home loans continue to have the lowest serious delinquency and foreclosure rates.

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Homeless veterans: A progress report

Homeless  veterans: A progress report

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki spoke with The American Legion recently about advances being made in his department’s fight to eliminate veteran homelessness.

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Stand Down at Winterhaven

Stand Down at Winterhaven

Annual event reaches out to D.C.-area homeless veterans.

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Thousands attend D.C. vets job fair

Thousands attend D.C. vets job fair

VA-sponsored event showcases new veteran employment assistance technology.

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Homeless veterans ‘stand down’ on Jan. 21

Homeless veterans ‘stand down’ on Jan. 21

Homeless veterans will be given a wide array of career and health services this Saturday at the VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

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Career fair held for military spouses

Career fair held for military spouses

More than 1,100 military spouses attended a Washington, D.C. career fair that was organized specifically for them.

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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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Military spouses invited to D.C. job fair

Military spouses invited to D.C. job fair

On Jan. 13, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host a career and hiring forum for military spouses in Washington D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Center; Legion to have booth at event.

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VA to host career fair Jan. 18 in D.C.

VA to host career fair Jan. 18 in D.C.

American Legion will staff a booth at the event, which will include hiring managers from federal agencies and the opportunity to register for VA benefits.

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Legion to evalute VA’s homelessness progress

Legion to evalute VA’s homelessness progress

Legion representatives will host roundtable discussion on success of VA pledge to end veteran homelessness during Washington Conference.

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Veterans homelessness on decline

Veterans homelessness on decline

National report shows that homelessness among veterans reduced by nearly 12 percent from January 2010 to January 2011.

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Vet entrepreneurs focus of New York forum

Vet entrepreneurs focus of New York forum

The American Legion will sit on a panel of a veterans small business advisory forum, which will feature lawmakers and other government officials.

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