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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.


SBA launches Operation Boots to Business

Program pairing SBA with departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense aimed at helping transitioning servicemembers and veterans to become entrepreneurs.

Legion applauds passage of job skills act

Veteran Skills to Jobs Act, backed by The American Legion, designed to make it easier for qualified veterans to obtains licences, credentials for civlian careers.

Legion-backed credentialing act passes House

Author of Veterans Skills to Jobs act praises Legion for its efforts to make federal licenses easier to obtain for qualified veterans.

Homeless veteran coalition honors Legion

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans recognized the Legion for its efforts in ending homelessness among veterans.

Career Center newsletter attracts job-seekers

Electronic mailing that gives listing of veterans job fairs and career resources continues to attract subscribers. releases job skills translator

Online job search engine allows veterans and servicemembers to tailor their job search according to their service and civilian skills.

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.

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."

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.

DoL releases PSAs for vet education program

The Department of Labor has released public service announcements about its Veteran Retraining Assistance Program.