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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.


Unemployment crisis to be addressed

Experts will gather in Minneapolis during national convention to discuss climbing rate of vet joblessness, just one of many Economic sessions available in Minneapolis.

Obama unveils vets employment initiatives

President orders broad, interagency effort to reduce jobless rate among Post-9/11 veterans.

'Breaking ground' for homeless veterans

Legionnaires in Jewett City, Conn., are behind a multimillion dollar housing complex that could revolutionize the fight against veteran homelessness.

Convention job fair registration now online

The American Legion teams with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to bring a veterans hiring fair to Minneapolis in August.

DoL unveils care guide for women veterans

American Legion commends Department of Labor, Solis for creating "sorely needed resource."

OSC threatened by proposed budget cuts

Bill being considered by House would cut $1.5 million from office tasked with prosecuting cases of discrimination against veterans by federal agencies.

Legion endorses job packages for veterans

A trio of bills designed to enhance civilian training and employment opportunities for military veterans has been endorsed by The American Legion.

Focus on homeless vets intensifies

As the number of returning troops increases, so may the number of homeless veterans.

Legion has strong presence at VOWS event

Representatives from organization's D.C. office attend veterans hiring fair and career workshop in New York City, aboard the USS Intrepid.

Legion participating in first VOWS conference

Organization joins "Veterans on Wall Street" job fair, a which will feature more than 100 vendors, employers and VSOs.