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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.


Contracting opportunities found in Iraq

The Iraq Homeland and Border Control Conference & Expo invites veterans and other interested individuals to Washington from Dec. 2 - 3 for an information seminar on developing contracting operations and businesses in Iraq.

Job Fair a 'resounding success'

Around 30 veterans received jobs after attending the Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Job Fair during National Convention.

'Success After Service'

During the Student Veterans of America awards dinner Oct. 2, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki encouraged student veterans to succeed in school.

A 'fantastic plan' for veterans

The Department of Labor and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce partner together to find job opportunities for veterans.

VETS to launch new job training program

The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) agency, a federal entity, will launch a 14-state pilot program aimed to help veterans find meaningful employment after separating from the service.

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.