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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.


HUD, VA release new homelessness study

New VA and HUD report finds 136,000 veterans spent a night in a homeless shelter during 2009.

MicroTech invites military to NBA game

Veterans and military personnel invited to the Verizon Center in Washington for Military Appreciation Night on March 12.

MicroTech awarded landmark Army contract

Technology and systems integrator MicroTech has been selected as a Prime Vendor for the U.S. Army $400 Million Information Technology Services.

VeteransPlus a valuable service for posts

VeteransPlus, a nonprofit organization that offers free financial consultation to veterans, is ready to team with posts across the country.

Sharpe addresses unemployment figures

Legion’s Economic Division director goes over reasons for the higher numbers during interview on Federal News Radio.

DHS hits veteran contracting goal

Agency awarded approximately 3.2 percent of its contracting dollars for fiscal 2010 to service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.

DoD sponsors 'Hiring Heroes' career fairs

This spring and summer, the Defense Department will sponsor nine career fairs for injured servicemembers, veterans and their families.

D.C. staff stands down for homeless vets

Representatives from The American Legion’s Washington office participated in the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down event.

VOSBs encouraged to think globally

Exporting goods outside of the U.S. can be a lucrative trade for veteran business owners, said a congressional staffer in a meeting with Legion representatives.

Taking on the unemployment crisis

National commander, director of U.S. Office of Personnel Management agree to work closely together to put veterans to work.