There is good news on the horizon for veterans facing a job searchDepartment of Defense
The VA’s Veterans employment Coordination Service plans to contact all severely injured veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to determine interest and qualifications for employment
“I am proud of this effort,” Dr. James B. Peake, secretary of veterans affairs, said in a press release.. “VA knows the true quality of our men and women, and we should be a leader in employing them.”
The coordination service, which was established last year to recruit veterans, has nine regional coordinators who work with local facility human resources offices throughout the country to find potential job candidates
“Our team is spreading the message that VA is hiring, and we want to hire disabled veterans,” Dennis O. May, director of VA’s Veterans Employment Coordination Service, said in the release.
VA coordinators participate in military career fairs and transition briefings and partner with veterans organizations, the Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training ServiceVocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service Wounded Warrior Regiment Army
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