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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.


Proposed “SKILLS Act” raises Legion concern

Act would eliminate Legion-supported outreach and employment programs now overseen by the Department of Labor.

D.C. office to host women entrepreneurs event

Legion Economic Division will welcome Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps on March 14.

VA helping small biz owners avoid verification issues

VA moves to reduce number of veteran-owned small business applications it denies due to minor errors.

Fairness to Veterans Act bill to be reintroduced

Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick will reintroduce the bill that ensures veterans receive the same contracting preferences as every other group.

VA speeding up ‘Veteran First’ contract process

Department of Veterans Affairs will allow contract applicants opportunity to correct minor deficiencies before initial denial is issued.

Legion hosts New Jersey homeless event

‘Housing Our Heroes’ brings veteran and community organizations together to discuss future of veteran homelessness.

VETS chief pledges fight against joblessness

Assistant Labor secretary Keith Kelly vows to prepare, provide for and protect job-seeking veterans.

Progress on employment front, but work remains

Executive director of Joining Forces highlights strides made in hiring veterans; DoD deputy assistant secretary warns of sequestrations effects.

Progress made in licensing & credentials

Washington Conference attendees discuss licensing and credentialing issues on same day First Lady Michelle Obama mentions Legion's efforts in the area.

Credentialing efforts recognized

First Lady Michelle Obama expected to mention Legion's credentialing, licensing efforts during address to National Governors Association.