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Leadership. Discipline. Follow-through.

Many veterans have qualities that are foundational for success in the civilian workplace, too.

Veterans: Start by understanding your skills and strengths and how they relate to civilian jobs.

Employment Services and Resources Near You

LinkedIn

  As you launch the next stage of your career, LinkedIn is offering eligible military and veteran members 1 year…(more)

Veterati

Join thousands of Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses in setting up free 1-hr mentorship phone calls with successful professionals.…(more)

Veteran Jobs Mission

  The Veteran Jobs Mission is a coalition of 230 private sector companies addressing U.S. military veteran unemployment. Check it…(more)

Hiring Our Heroes

  Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to help veterans, transitioning service members,…(more)

Veterans Antiquities

Veterans Antiquities is the first company spawned by Veterans In Action (VIA), a non-profit organization dedicated to creating businesses run…(more)

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Women Veterans Call Center

Calling All Women Who Served in the United States Military! Do you know your Veteran status?  Do you have a…(more)

Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

Women are one of the fastest growing subgroup of Veterans, and we are signing up for VA health care and…(more)

Women Veterans Resources/National Veterans Foundation

Our Women Veteran Resources program connects women veterans with appropriate resources to help them transition to civilian life after leaving…(more)

Liberty Source

Liberty Source is dedicated to launching and sustaining the careers of members of the military community with a focus on…(more)

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

PURPOSE AND PHILOSOPHY The Society provides financial assistance and education, as well as other programs and services, to members of…(more)

RecruitMilitary

Register online to search a job database created with veterans in mind.  Employers are also able to search through keywords…(more)

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Hire Heroes USA

A not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and…(more)

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Vetshouse

Vetshouse, Inc. is a unique nonprofit organization serving homeless veterans in Hampton Roads. It is not a shelter, but a…(more)

Mission United

Mission United is a collective effort that addresses the complicated and fragmented systems for veteran services currently in place. It…(more)

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2016 Guide to Veterans Education Benefits-Best Schools

Continuing your education and career after military service can be an intimidating prospect. Choosing a school and getting all of…(more)

RTC

RTC now offers veterans throughout Southern Nevada discounted transit prices. The program allows for a 50% discount on full-fare pricing…(more)

Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets

The Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets program offers approved riders free rides within a 13-county area for needs such as doctor…(more)

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Fort Riley Services

We must provide quality programs, services, and facilities to our Soldiers, their Families, retirees, and our civilian employees at a…(more)

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Veteran Entrepreneur Academy launches

The Texas Veterans Commission is accepting applications for the inaugural Veteran Entrepreneur Academy. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a 120-day…(more)

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Indiana Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Since its establishment in 1945, the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) has remained focused on aiding and assisting “Hoosier”…(more)

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National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV)

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 23-member board of directors –…(more)

Mayor’s Office of Veteran Services

Connect with veteran service organizations on the federal, state and local level. Keep up to date on upcoming events and…(more)

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Benefits counseling at multiple community locations

The Bexar County Veterans Service Office is offering benefits counseling and other assistance at multiple community locations. Officials are on…(more)

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Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas

Veteran Services – Employment and training services are available to eligible veterans through the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas.

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ESGR |Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve

Employment resources for Reserve Component Service members looking for jobs as well as conflict resolution and support for those currently…(more)

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K9s For Warriors

K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury as…(more)

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Veterans’ Employment and Training Service

VETS serves America’s veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and…(more)

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Fort Drum Employment Readiness Program

The Employment Readiness Program provides career assistance and job lead referrals to soldiers, spouses, and military family members as they…(more)

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Employ Florida VETS

The Employ Florida Marketplace web site is a powerful online tool designed to assist job seekers and students of all…(more)

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Building Homes for Heroes

Building Homes for Heroes® is strongly committed to rebuilding lives and supporting the brave men and women who were injured…(more)

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The American Legion Department of Florida

“The nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating…(more)

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Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida

Provides Free Legal Services and works directly with veterans through the Veteran Advocacy Project Veteran Advocate- Christie Bhageloe – christieb@clsmf.org…(more)

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American Red Cross – Veteran Services

Emergency Communication Services All day, every day, the Red Cross connects service members with their families back home when an…(more)

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CareerSource Brevard

The mission of the CareerSource Brevard Veterans Program is to promote and maximize the employment of Florida’s veterans, especially veterans…(more)

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Hire A Hero

Hire Heroes USA (Hire Heroes) is dedicated to creating job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through personalized…(more)

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Heroes Work Here

Through this initiative,  The Walt Disney Company has committed to continuing the outreach efforts begun in 2004, and building upon…(more)

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The Transition House

Behavioral Health The Outpatient Center by The Transition House offers individual, group and family counseling you need to restore your…(more)

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Vietnam Veterans of America, Pinellas

Vietnam Veterans of America founding principle: “Never Again will one generation of veterans abandon antoher.” The VVA is the only…(more)

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Compelling stories about war in Iraq

The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, in cooperation with the Libraries of the University of Texas Health Science Center…(more)

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U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs

Browse developmental activities, job duties, and more for hundreds of jobs.

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Military Officers Association of America Florida Council of Chapters

The Florida Council of Chapters for Military Officers Association of America supports the goals and objectives of the national organization,…(more)

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Blue Star Families Florida

Blue Star Families‘ mission is to connect, strengthen and lead. It relies on volunteers at nearly 50 chapters located near…(more)

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The National Archives

The National Archives’ Veterans Service Records allow you to request military service records, medical records and replace lost medals and…(more)

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Federal Benefits for Veterans Guide

This online guide provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gives information about federal benefits for veterans, dependents and…(more)

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Florida Veterans’ Benefit Guide

The Florida Veterans Foundation provided the 2014 edition of the Florida Veterans’ Benefits Guide. It includes information about education, health care,…(more)

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Family Endeavors

Family Endeavors is a long-standing non-profit agency that provides an array of programs and services in support of children, families,…(more)

ASU Small Business Development Center

The Alabama State University Small Business Development Center in the College of Business Administration mission is to provide technical and…(more)

USF Veterans Mentoring Program

The University of South Florida Veterans Mentoring Program gives Tampa Bay professionals from diverse industries an opportunity to help veterans…(more)

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Statewide Hiring Fair

Join the Texas Workforce Commission and Workforce Solutions Alamo for the 3rd Annual Hiring Red White and You Job Fair…(more)

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Civilian Jobs

CivilianJobs.com, where America’s military connects with civilian careers, delivers military job fairs, staffing services, a job board plus employer advertising…(more)

Operation Stand Down

Operation Stand Down Tennessee assists Veterans and their families so they can be self-sustaining  and better connected to the community.

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Goodwill Career Connections

Are you ready to take the next step? Goodwill Career Connections is here to help Veterans to connect with and…(more)

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Salvation Army Veteran Services

Helping Veterans gain sustainable employment.

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The Mission Continues

                The Mission Continues empowers veterans facing the challenge of adjusting to life…(more)

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Indianhead Community Action Agency

Supportive Services for Veteran Families

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Manufacturing Technician Training

Alamo Colleges in San Antonio, Texas, is offering no-cost, state-funded training for veterans. Earn manufacturing certificates for skills that include…(more)

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Veterans Combat Call Center – 1-877-WAR-VETS

Veterans Combat Call Center – 1-877-WAR-VETS is an around the clock confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families…(more)

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The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services

The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services provides direct services to Veterans through the administration of 19 Veterans Benefits Offices throughout…(more)

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Arizona Coalition for Military Families

Arizona Coalition for Military Families is a public/private partnership focused on building Arizona’s capacity to serve and support all service…(more)

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Center for Veterans Issues, Ltd.

Supportive services for veterans and veterans’ families through a wide variety of programs.

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Hear what veterans are saying

Hear veterans open up about their experiences and challenges, in video clips from an event held by KLRN public television…(more)

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ESGR Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

ESGR, a Department of Defense office, promotes cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and…(more)

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Community Blueprint

Community Blueprint is a set of tools and practices that provide a framework for communities to produce positive, measurable outcomes…(more)

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Benefits.Gov

Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) provides citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Their mission is to reduce…(more)

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Hands on River Region

The Hands on River Region program is a resource center that coordinates and manages volunteer projects throughout the River Region for over 200…(more)

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The American Legion: Department of Indiana

The American Legion is an organization comprised of veterans committed to serving veterans, their families, and their communities.  The American…(more)

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National Resource Directory

Provides information and access to services and resources for wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, their families, and those…(more)

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Military One Source

A confidential Department of Defense-funded program that provides comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost. Information…(more)

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Operation: Job Ready Vets

Operation: Job Ready Veterans™ (OJRV) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preparing veterans for successful employment by connecting them with…(more)

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Virginia Employment Commission

Promotes economic growth and stability by delivering and coordinating workforce services to include police development,  job placement, temporary income support,…(more)

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Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program

Educates and trains employers throughout the Commonwealth on the value of Virginia’s veterans and helps employers connect with these personnel…(more)

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Transition Assistance Online

The largest source of military transition assistance information and jobs for veterans. TAOnline.com assists our country’s heroes in gaining employment…(more)

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Skills Online

Trying to figure out how your military skills translate to civilian jobs?  SkillsOnline can help.  Just answer a few questions…(more)

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Old Dominion University Military Connection Center

The Military Connection Center provides comprehensive support to assist military connected students in navigating the transition to academic life. 1016…(more)

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United States Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor is committed to providing quality training to veterans through various programs to help them…(more)

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Elder Heart

Elder Heart is a Veteran organization that does community projects as well as public, private and corporate art to raise…(more)

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USF Student Veterans Association

The USF SVA is an independent student run organization that collaborates with the University of South Florida Office of Veterans…(more)

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Greene County Veterans Services

The Veterans Service Office provides VA claims assistance to veterans and their dependents as well as emergency financial assistance to…(more)

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USF Veterans Employment Project

A new initiative  to prepare student veterans to compete for employment in the civilian job market and provide them avenues…(more)

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Employ Florida Vets

The State of Florida provides numerous links to state agencies, not-for-profit organizations and service providers to help military members transition…(more)

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Mass VetsAdvisor

Mass VetsAdvisor is a helpful website for anyone searching for benefits and programs for Massachusetts Veterans and their family members.

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Bilingual Veterans Outreach Center

The Bilingual Veterans Outreach Centers of Massachusetts, Inc. is open to any and all Veterans of all Wars, conflicts, peace…(more)

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VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System provides primary, specialty, and mental health care, including psychiatric, substance abuse and PTSD services,…(more)

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Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The FDVA is the premier point of entry for Florida veterans to access earned services, benefits and support. Take advantage…(more)

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iSeek Skills Assessment

This 5-10 minute assessment lets you rate yourself on 35 different skills and then see which occupations are a match…(more)

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MyMilitary GPS LifePlan

This tool helps veterans, Service members and their families set goals and design plans that will lead them to the…(more)

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Montgomery Regional Benefits Office

The Montgomery Regional Benefits Office connects veterans to many different services for a better quality of life. These services include education…(more)

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Books for and about veterans

Discover books written for veterans, their families and anyone else who wants to know what veterans go through.

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Texas Veterans Commission

The Texas Veterans Commission provides claims representation and counseling, employment services, oversight of education and training, and grants.

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LinkVet

Online support is available seven days a week for Minnesota Veterans and their families via LinkVet.  For more information, search…(more)

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Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon is a comprehensive program that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting Service members and their…(more)

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MN Veterans Employment Services (DEED)

Current or former military members, no matter your era of service, receive priority services in all WorkForce Centers across the…(more)

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Orion International

The nation’s largest recruiting firm, specializing in placing former military professionals into the civilian workforce. 4525 S Blvd # 203…(more)

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How a Local Job Fair Can Help Those in Transition from the Military

We have nearly one-fourth of the nation’s active-duty military personnel stationed here. That means a lot of military personnel and…(more)

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Institute for Veterans Education and Training (IVET)

Guides veterans and spouses through career planning workshops to develop individual portfolios to align with stated goals and values. 11815…(more)

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Civilian Jobs

CivilianJobs.com, where America’s military connects with civilian careers, delivers military job fairs, staffing services, a job board plus employer advertising…(more)

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Save Our Veterans

Save Our Veterans, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Save Our Veterans provides skills…(more)

Veterans@IUPUI – Student Veterans of America

Veterans@IUPUI is a student-run organization on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).  The mission of Veterans@IUPUI is to…(more)

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HVAF of Indiana

At HVAF of Indiana we provide supportive housing to homeless veterans as well as case management, food and clothing, and…(more)

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Veteran’s Village Las Vegas

Veteran’s Village Las Vegas provides information on a retrofitted downtown motel that serves as transitional housing for veterans. Also offers job…(more)

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U.S. Vets, Las Vegas Chapter

U.S. Vets, Las Vegas Chapter provides housing, counseling, career development and job placement assistance to homeless and at-risk veterans.

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Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation

Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation provide information on job referral and placement for vets.

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Nevada Office of Veterans Services

Nevada Office of Veterans Services connects veterans with services and benefits, job opportunities, the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder…(more)

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides information on health care, home loans, life insurance, pensions, business opportunities, vocational rehabilitation and…(more)

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Back Home

“Back Home: The Enduring Battles Facing Post-9/11 Veterans” is the 2013 project of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multimedia,…(more)

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Wisconsin Job Centers

Job centers throughout Wisconsin offer a broad range of assistance under one roof.  Find the  Wisconsin Job Center near you.

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National Employment Services and Resources

Business Case for Hiring a Veteran

Here are 10 reasons to hire a veteran in a competitive business environment, backed up by academic research from our…(more)

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Fast Track Jobs Map

Find out where the fastest growing industries are located on this interactive map.

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Find Your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

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Make the Connection – Jobs & Employment

Veterans share stories about what they encountered searching for jobs, interviewing and on the job.  A great resource to help…(more)

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Military Skills Translator

Want to figure out how your military skills translate to civilian skills?  Try U.S. Tech Vets translator.

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Military-to-Civilian Job Search

Career One Stop offers resources for Veterans ReEmployment.  They have information for disabled and women veterans.

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My Next Move For Veterans

An interactive tool to help you learn about your career options.  Search careers, industries, or translate your military job to…(more)

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Search the National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that…(more)

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V-WISE

V-WISE

V-WISE is committed to women Veterans by providing them the tools to become successful entrepreneurs.

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VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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Our Criteria for Selecting Resources

To ensure the highest standard of resources and organizations for veterans and their families, these criteria guide selection for inclusion on this website.

  1. Resource comes from a credible source.
  2. Resource is current and relevant.
  3. Resource is free and available at no cost to veterans and their families.
  4. Resource is commercial-free, no profit is derived from it.
  5. Resource is accessible, easy to get and easy to use; tangible and concrete.
  6. Organization or individual that created and/or is distributing the resource is nonpartisan. 501c4 organizations whose primary function is advocacy or educating about political issues or policy merit close scrutiny to determine nonpartisanship.