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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.


In federal contracting, veterans still ignored

The Legion explained to a congressional subcommittee the shortcomings of federal contractors in their obligation to recruit and hire veterans.

Legionnaire named to federal task force

Dan Dellinger, former Economic Commission chairman, will join the Interagency Task Force on Federal Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses.

National Resource Directory issues 'state widget'

NRD’s new state widget provides easy, customizable access to state-specific military benefits and resources

Not enough for veteran-owned businesses

The American Legion fears veterans may be shortchanged in otherwise laudable small business financing bill.

IRS tailors tax-help event to vets, disabled

IRS to conduct a special nationwide open house Saturday to help taxpayers - especially veterans and people with disabilities - solve tax problems and respond to IRS notices.

Committee-passed bills focus on jobs

HVAC made a commitment to bringing career opportunities to those who have served by approving bills Wednesday.

RecruitMilitary job event, Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh RecruitMilitary event welcomed 136 veterans, spouses and family members, as well as 45 exhibitors.

DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

Veteran businesses threatened

The federal government is taking contracting jobs out of the private sector and making them government jobs, and the Legion says that is a problem.

Job opportunities coming to Milwaukee

The American Legion will conduct a veterans job fair and small business workshop in Milwaukee to precede national convention.