February 15, 2017

Giving Military Spouses the Help They Deserve

At the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, we know that training veterans for skilled work or helping them prepare for their next interview […]
February 15, 2017

St. Vincent de Paul holding job fair for veterans

Local veterans looking for a job can meet with representatives from two dozen businesses who are hiring during the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane […]
February 8, 2017

#ExploreVA Facebook Chat: VA Education and Employment Benefits

Thinking about going back to school to earn your degree or train for a new career path? Join representatives from VA and Veterans of Foreign Wars […]
January 31, 2017

3 Reasons to Hire a Hero

As thousands of American employers know, hiring veterans is a smart move. There are more than 7 million veterans in the U.S. labor force, meaning they’re […]
January 20, 2017

Amazon is going to train thousands of veterans for jobs in the tech industry

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2016 revealed his wish to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years, as well as to train […]
December 21, 2016

Forest Service military internship offered in Trout Lake

The Forest Service’s Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the Mt. Adams Institute are jointly offering an 11-month internship to military veterans to support and improve the Scenic Area’s Special Uses program.

November 23, 2016

Congress pushes for disclosure of employers who violate veterans law

The U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee has begun an investigation following revelations that the Department of Labor is shielding the identity of ...

November 21, 2016

Homeless Vets Helping Each Other… And You Can Too

Fostering self-sufficiency is the primary purpose of the Community Outreach, Inc. Good to Go program for veterans in need. It is vets helping each other achieve their goals—finding housing, employment, day-to-day logistical support, camaraderie, and a sense of place.

Every person who has served this country’s armed forces might be different, but all of them share the common bond of having signed their name on the dotted line, and organizers believe these vets deserve a

November 21, 2016

Obama Administration Marks Five Years of the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act

President Barack Obama shakes the hand of Donald E. Larson, National President of the Fleet Reserve Association, after delivering remarks during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 11, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Five years ago today, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, which brought about major changes to help