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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.


Job Corps to offer veterans job training

The Veterans' Employment and Training Service and the Employment and Training Administration's Job Corps are partnering in a demonstration project

Business conference set for Milwaukee

The American Legion invites veterans to attend the Annual Business Conference, Aug. 31-Sept. 1 in Milwaukee - the site of the 92nd National Convention.

Legion pursues Pepsi grant for vet jobs

The American Legion is again competing in the Pepsi Refresh Project contest. This time its veterans career fairs are in the hunt for the $250,000 prize.

Wisconsin conducting résumé writing workshop

In August, the Department of Wisconsin is putting on a résumé-writing workshop for veterans seeking federal employment.

VOSBs to benefit from VA's IT overhaul

VA says it will award nearly $1 billion in IT contracts annually to veteran-owned small businesses during the next five years.

RecruitMilitary event report, July 22

RecruitMilitary, in conjunction with The American Legion, routinely holds career and business Opportunity Expos for veterans and their families.

Legion Business Task Force honors Pinson

Army Small Business Director Tracey Pinson honored with a commemorative plaque in Las Vegas by The American Legion and its Business Task Force.

'Why are veterans' businesses overlooked?'

Testifying before the House, the Legion’s Joe Sharpe outlined ways that veteran-owned small businesses can fare better in today’s tough economic times.

Treasury Department hosting VOSB event

The Department of Treasury is hosting a service-disabled veteran-owned small business match-making event on July 29 at the U.S. Mint building in Washington.

Sharpe to attend White House briefing

Legion Economic director will receive update on President Obama's National Export Initiative.