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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 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.

Job fair exceeds expectations

Puerto Rico veterans hiring fair brings nearly 200 job-seekers together with potential employers.

Small-biz conference, hiring fair set for Detroit

National Veterans Small Business Conference, ‘VA for Vets’ Hiring fair scheduled for late June.

DoL to host veterans job fair June 6

The Department of Labor will host a veterans hiring fair at the Frances Perkins Building - its headquarters - on June 6.

Comprehensive homeless vets guide available

The American Legion has released a handbook that compiles all the services and resources available to homeless veterans.

VA offering verification training

Service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses urged to attend.

Legion applauds DoL-VA joint effort

Program will provide education assistance for training for 99,000 unemployed veterans ages 35 to 60.