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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.


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.

House bill would help job-seeking vets

The Helping Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Return to Employment at Home Act bill would require states to align their nursing certifications with military standards.  


Jewett City homeless veterans home opens

After drawing more than $6 million in financial support, the ambitious housing project will welcome its first residents this month.

Military training for civilian jobs encouraged

Legion-convened panel studies ways to integrate civilian job training into military schooling.