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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.


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.

'Hiring Our Heroes' hits New Jersey

Veterans and their family members can attend a free job fair, sponsored by the Legion and Chamber of Commerce, in Tom's River, N.J.

President, first lady hear vets concerns

Amanda Leigh of The American Legion recently met with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to discuss veterans unemployment.

'Hiring Our Heroes' events in New Jersey

Veterans and military family members are encouraged to attend the job fairs on Oct. 22 in Toms River and Nov. 4 in Florence.

Many 'Hiring Our Heroes' fairs remain

U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiative will result in 100 veterans hiring fairs across country; Legion post in New Jersey hosting Oct. 22 event.

VA launching national homelessness events

Legionnaires are encouraged to participate in and raise awareness of events that will take place in 24 cities.

Detweiler: DoL meeting 'productive'

Past national commander hoping that Department of Labor, Legion can help erase disconnect between veterans, potential employment and training opportunities.

A Haven From Homelessness

When a transitional housing residence for homeless veterans in New Jersey hit a snag in construction costs, Legion family members in the state sprang to action.