Ruby Apqwilym visits with job recruiters as her husband George Stinson helps her get around at the Operation Hiring Heroes Job Fair hosted by American Legion Post 13 in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Photo by Adria Malcolm/The American Legion

February's job fairs

February’s slate of career events span the nation and include a daylong conference and hiring fair at The American Legion’s 2018 Winter Conference in Washington, D.C.:

Feb. 6-7: Fort Bragg Military Spouse Hiring Event. Open to all military, veteran and Gold Star spouses; servicemembers and veterans are also welcome. Tuesday: 6-8 p.m., networking reception. Wednesday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., hiring fair. Iron Mike Conference Center, 2658 Reilly Road, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Feb. 6: Coast Guard Base Alameda Transition Summit. Open to active duty servicemembers, Guard and Reserve, veterans and military spouses. 8:30-9 a.m., registration and networking; 9-11:30 a.m., event kickoff and interactive panel discussion; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., industry workshops; 3:30-4:30 p.m., mock interviews and resume review; 4:30-7 p.m., employment reception. Gresham Hall, Coast Guard Base Alameda, Calif.

Feb. 9: Houston Hiring Expo with the Houston Rockets. Open to active duty servicemembers, Guard and Reserve, veterans and military spouses. 9:30-11 a.m., career connections workshop; 10-11 a.m., employer town hall: veteran employment best practices; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., hiring fair. All registered veteran and military spouse job seekers who attend the hiring expo are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend the evening's game between the Rockets and the Denver Nuggets. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St., Houston, Tex.

Feb. 12: Military Spouse Employment Forum at Fort Gordon. Open to all military, veteran and Gold Star spouses; servicemembers and veterans are also welcome. 9:15-10 a.m., real spouses, real stories panel; 10:15-11 a.m., salary negotiations panel; 11-11:45 a.m., national focus on military spouse careers panel; 11:45 a.m.-noon, closing remarks; 6-8 p.m., networking and hiring reception. Fort Gordon’s Conference & Catering Center, Bldg. 18402, 19th St., Fort Gordon, Ga.

Feb. 15: Fort Belvoir-Springfield Job Fair. 10 a.m.-noon, reserved for candidates who have active security clearance/military and veterans; noon-2 p.m., open to all jobseekers. American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amherst Ave., Springfield, Va.

Feb. 21: Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Transition Summit. Open to active duty servicemembers, Guard and Reserve, veterans and military spouses. 8-8:30 a.m., registration; 8:30-8:45 a.m., event kickoff; 8:45-11 a.m., career planning workshops and interactive panel discussion; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., industry briefings; 3:30-4:30 p.m., mock interviews and resume review; 4:30-7 p.m., employment reception. Gateway Club, Bldg. 2490, 1650 Kenly Ave., Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Tex.

Feb. 21-22: Joint Base Lewis-McChord Military Spouse Hiring Event. Open to all military, veteran and Gold Star spouses; servicemembers and veterans are also welcome. Wednesday: 7-9 p.m., networking reception. Thursday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., hiring fair. American Lake Conference Center, 8085 NCO Beach Road, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

Feb. 22: Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Transition Summit. Open to active duty servicemembers, Guard and Reserve, veterans and military spouses. 8-8:30 a.m., registration; 8:30-8:45 a.m., event kickoff; 8:45-11 a.m., career planning workshops and interactive panel discussion; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., industry briefings; 3:30-4:30 p.m., mock interviews and resume review; 4:30-7 p.m., employment reception. Parr Officers Club, 500 Military Plaza, Universal City, Tex.

Feb. 23: American Legion 2018 Winter Conference Career Event. 9-10:30 a.m., resume workshop; 10:30-11:30 a.m., financial literacy workshop; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., networking lunch; 1-4 p.m., hiring fair. Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

Feb. 23: Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Transition Summit. Open to active duty servicemembers, Guard and Reserve, veterans and military spouses. 8-8:30 a.m., registration; 8:30-8:45 a.m., event kickoff; 8:45-11 a.m., career planning workshops and interactive panel discussion; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., industry briefings; 3:30-4:30 p.m., mock interviews and resume review; 4:30-7 p.m., employment reception. Military and Family Readiness Center, 2797 Stanley Road, San Antonio, Tex.

Feb. 27: Minneapolis/St. Paul Hiring Expo with the Minnesota Wild. Open to active duty servicemembers, Guard and Reserve, veterans and military spouses. 9:30-11 a.m., career connections workshop; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., hiring fair. All registered veteran and military spouse job seekers who attend the hiring expo are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend the evening's game between the Wild and the St. Louis Blues. Xcel Energy Center, 199 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, Minn.

Follow the links for full details, including base access requirements if applicable, and keep tabs on other upcoming career fairs at www.legion.org/careers/jobfairs.