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Veteran Services: Jobs


When you leave the military, the biggest question is "what's next?" It's a scary job market right now, but the skills you've received in the military make you highly marketable. The Legion sponsors dozens of veterans hiring fairs each year, and our employment experts also provide tips to writing resumes, networking and making a strong impression in the interview process.


Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Employment opportunities, emotional and physical wellness topics in panel discussions during Legion's Employment and Empowerment Summit.

Making the transition a bit easier

Legion's economic summit brings job seekers face to face with potential employers, career coaches.

The spirit of vetrepreneurship

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Travis Barnes has gone from struggling with transitioning from the military to civilian world to starting a successful distillery in Indianapolis.

Legion proposes changes to veterans training program

In testimony before Congress, the Legion's Davy Leghorn offered recommendations on the Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service program.

Hundreds hired at New Jersey job fairs in 2014

More than 50 job offers made at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst event.

Credentialing summit aims to create ‘ripple effect’

The American Legion’s National Credentialing Summit aims to influence key decision-makers nationwide on hiring veterans for jobs they are qualified for.

VA entrepreneur event set for Washington Conference

Department to offer guidance to veteran business owners and entrepreneurs at the Legion's Small Business Workshop.

Registration open for D.C. employment workshops, career fair

The American Legion’s Veterans Employment & Education Division is hosting a series of free events tailored to assist veterans and spouses pursuing employment in the civilian sector.

'Pathways to military student success'

Legion provides subject-matter expertise on military licensing and credentialing at the Council of College and Military Educators' annual symposium.

Credentialing the Military

Legion summit aims to enhance professional skills in the Armed Services.