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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.


Military spouses invited to D.C. job fair

On Jan. 13, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host a career and hiring forum for military spouses in Washington D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Center; Legion to have booth at event.

VA to host career fair Jan. 18 in D.C.

American Legion will staff a booth at the event, which will include hiring managers from federal agencies and the opportunity to register for VA benefits.

Legion to evalute VA’s homelessness progress

Legion representatives will host roundtable discussion on success of VA pledge to end veteran homelessness during Washington Conference.

Veterans homelessness on decline

National report shows that homelessness among veterans reduced by nearly 12 percent from January 2010 to January 2011.

Vet entrepreneurs focus of New York forum

The American Legion will sit on a panel of a veterans small business advisory forum, which will feature lawmakers and other government officials.

VA offers new tool for job seekers

Veterans now able to download official data about their military training, experience.

Legion: Weak policies hurt vets’ small business

In written testimony to House subcommittee, Legion says weak government policies and rules limit effectiveness of tools aimed to facilitate contracting opportunities for veterans.

VA home loan limits may drop

Legion calling on Congress to make good on its commitment to ensure veterans, servicemembers have access to sustainable, affordable housing.

Legion attends ‘Hiring our Heroes’ event

The Legion and first lady Michelle Obama attended the U.S. Chamber's “Business Steps Up: Hiring Our Heroes” conference.

A true success story

Post 126 in Asheville, N.C., doubles as a homeless shelter for veterans. And it works.