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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.


DHS shares small business opportunities

The Department of Homeland Security participated in the Legion's Small Business Training Program last month in Minneapolis.

Big growth for small business conference

Last week, Legion representatives and members of its Business Task Force hit New Orleans for the greatly expanded National Veterans Small Business Conference.

Legion to host H2H Job Fair in Minneapolis

Annual Heroes to Hometowns' Transition & Benefits Job Fair will precede national convention on Aug. 27.

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.