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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.


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.

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.

Veterans sought for customs, border patrol

Department of Homeland Security is recruiting veterans to continue their national service in civilian life by becoming CBPOs.

Legion participating in Chicago career fair

U.S. Chamber of Commerce-sponsored March 28 event will feature more than 200 veteran-seeking employers.

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.

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.

Progress in CDLs for veterans

Senate passes measure to study fast-tracked issuance of commercial licenses.

Legion testifies on pending bills

The American Legion testified on March 8 before a House subcommittee hearing in Washington.

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.

Washington job fair a success

Nearly 700 job seekers attended The American Legion sponsored veterans' career fair on Feb. 23 in Washington, DC.