Marine veteran talks with Aerotek recruiter Maha Qassem at the Operation Hiring Heroes Job Fair hosted by American Legion Post 13 in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, March 8. Photo by Adria Malcolm/The American Legion

Career events coming up in Texas, Louisiana

A look at some of next week’s scheduled career events for veterans, servicemembers and military spouses:

March 20: Houston Hiring Expo with the Houston Rockets, 9:30-11 a.m., employment workshop; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., hiring fair; Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St., Houston. All registered veterans and military spouses are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend that evening's game between the Rockets and the Denver Nuggets.

March 22: Lake Charles Hiring Fair, 8:30-10 a.m., employment workshop; 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., hiring fair; Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Hall, 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, La.

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