Still Serving Veterans Expands Scope with Partnership

The nonprofit agency Still Serving Veterans has strengthened their partnership by signing an agreement with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS) to maximize their effort to help as many veterans as possible.

In four short years, Still Serving Veterans has helped more than 4,000 wounded veterans and their families.

The global war on terror alone has accumulated more than 37,500 physically wounded soldiers as well as the more than 500,000 suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

ADRS Commissioner Cary Boswell said, “None of us are going to be able to do this all on our own. None of us have enough resources and people. To me, that’s why it’s so critical we do work together and coordinate these kinds of services for our veterans with disabilities.”

Still Serving Veterans strives to help assist veterans with their rehabilitation, recovery, and reintegration into civilian life. With the ADRS, the joint services are expanding to provide career assistance to veterans and push to increase a higher rate of disabled veterans in the workforce.

If you are currently looking for assistance within any of these categories visit the Warrior Gateway and search for service organizations in your area.  If you know of any helpful organizations share them with others in our directory.

To view the original article, Still Serving Veterans partners with state agency to help Wounded Warriors find careers, click here.

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US Chamber of Commerce Career Fair, Bethesda MD

June 4, 2010
09:00to14:00

When:

Friday June 4, 2010
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where:

National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), Bethesda
Uniformed Services University (USU) Bldg. 71
8901 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20889

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What:

On June 4, 2010, the Fleet and Family Support Office, NNMC in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Chamber Foundation will host a career fair at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. Our goal is to connect transitioning wounded, ill, and injured veterans with the best of employers. As a valued member of the Chamber, we invite you to participate in what will be an ideal place to meet and network with (and thank!) our country’s heroes.

The career fair will include a line-up of leading employers in various industries looking to fill a wide range of positions from entry-level to management. This would be an excellent opportunity for you to meet potential and well-deserving candidates for employment. Service members from Bethesda, Walter Reed, Ft. Belvoir, Ft. Meade, and Quantico will be participating in the event.

Learn more:

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Upcoming event: MOAA/Corporate Gray Career Fair

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is teaming up with Corporate Gray to host a career fair next Tuesday, May 11 in Washington, DC. The career fair will be held from 10am-3pm in Hall D of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Here are additional details from the organizer:

Open to all active duty, retired, former service, Reserve/National Guard service members, and their spouses!

More than 300 companies and 2,000 career seekers used MOAA Career Fairs to reach new candidates last year alone. Regardless of your specialty or career interests, the MOAA/ Corporate Gray Career Fairs provide you the opportunity to meet a variety of employers looking for individuals with your experience and expertise!

Get a head start by meeting employers during our Pre-Career Fair Networking Event:
Thursday, May 6, 2010
6-8 p.m.
Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va.

Prepare for your future by attending our career planning seminars:

  • How to Work a Job Fair -Paula McKinley
  • The Interview: Rules of Engagement-Your Compelling Story -Tim Cannon
  • Federal Job Application Preparation -Ralph Charlip

Seminars run from 8 a.m. – 9a.m. and again from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Find additional details here and here.

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Upcoming event: Military Spouse Career Expo at Ft. Meade

This Saturday May 8, from 9:00a-3:34p the USO of Metropolitan Washington and Joint Employment Transition Services (JETS) will be hosting the 5th Military Spouse Career Expo at Fort Meade.

Here are the details from the organizers:

  • Saturday May 8, 2010
  • 9:00 am – 3:45 pm
  • Military ID required

Attendees receive:

  • Access to Employers, Home-based Business opportunities and Military Service Organizations.
  • One-on-One Job Search or Resume Review Consultations.
  • Give-Away Bags to first 100 Attendees.

Topics  include:

  • Spouse Education (MyCAA &  9/11 GI Bill)
  • Resume Writing Skills
  • Spouse Hiring Initiatives (Fed. Executive Order, Spouse Preference, Army Spouse Employment Partnership)
  • Exploring Entrepreneurship
  • Interviewing to Win
  • Federal Employment Applications
  • Stress Management and more ….

For more details, contact:


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New feature launched: Warrior Gateway Job Search

When transitioning out of the military, finding a job is usually a fairly important priority. It can also be challenging process. While the Warrior Gateway Directory makes finding service providers easy, we also want to make the job search easy.

Which is why we just launched a new feature, Warrior Gateway Job Search. This tool allows you to easily search for open job postings in your area. You can also tailor your search– your search results can be filtered by salary level, job type (full time, part time, contract, etc.), and whether the job is from an employer or recruiter.

We built the Job Search section with the same interface as our Directory, so it should look familiar to our current users. Try it out and let us know what you think!

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