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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.


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.

Legion hosts VET-Force meeting

Group discusses unemployment crisis among young veterans, state of veteran-owned small businesses.

Vet homelessness a topic at conference

Roundtable discussion focused on reducing veterans homelessness set for the Legion’s annual Washington Conference in March,

Jobless rate among young vets climbs

While America's overall unemployment rate has dropped to a 19-month low, the good news does not extend to veterans.