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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.


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.

Labor Department funding vet job training

DoL will provide more than $9 million to veterans looking to gain workplace skills.

DoL announces $28-million homeless vets grants

Department of Labor hopes to help approximately 17,000 homeless veterans find successful civilian careers.

Women vets needed for workplace survey

The Business and Profesisional Women's Foundation needs women veterans, 20 to 33, for a survey on employment issues.

Wall Street wants to help jobless vets

On June 23, veterans and their families are invited to New York City for an employment conference hosted by some of the financial world’s biggest players.

Legion recommends improvements to TAP

Economic Commission deputy director tells House subcommittee that returning warriors’ transition program is in need of updating, expansion.