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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.


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.

'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.