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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.


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.

New Jersey job fair yields results

The American Legion joined forces with the Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair in New Jersey that produced around 25 jobs for veterans.

Task Force to launch job initiative

The American Legion's Business Task Force will meet Nov. 9 at Post 1 in D.C. to launch a new initiative aimed to improve veterans' prospects in the business world.

SBA supports veteran small businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration has released a 32-page report designed to encourage the growth of the veteran-owned small business community.

Gaytan to appear on MSNBC today

Executive director of Legion's Washington Office will discuss veterans unemployment, other issues at 2:30 p.m. EST

'Because it's only fair'

Legion-backed job fair targets unemployment rate of nearly 15 percent among young women veterans.