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VA Podcast: Marine Corps Veteran Beau Higgins, Amazon Military Affairs
Video: Veterans at home offer musical tribute to VA staff

Hiring Together

Want to work at USAA, Amazon, Walgreens, Walmart, or VA? Ask your questions now!

Amazon, USAA, Walgreens, Walmart, American Corporate Partners, Blue Star Families, LinkedIn VA and more will be answering Veteran and military spouse employment questions live on June 16th at 3PM ET. Ask your questions now and connect directly with some of the largest employers hiring Veterans.


Mentorship for Veterans with Fortune 500 companies

American Corporate Partners

Did you know you could be connected with mentors like Rupert Murdoch, George Oliver (CEO of Johnson Controls), or the Chairman of the Board of Bloomberg? American Corporate Partners (ACP) matches post 9/11 Veterans (and military spouses) with the perfect mentors including teachers, nurses, law enforcement officers, cyber security experts and human resource managers. The average starting salary for ACP proteges is $82,000! 


Hear stories of recovery from Veterans like you

Have you considered working at VA? 


Have you considered working for the VA or the federal government? Veterans preference can boost your application. VA has federal employment support services for Veterans and transitioning service members seeking employment and helps demystify the federal hiring process. Learn how to match job skills and education with federal occupations. Military spouses make great VA employees too!


Explore Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation programs

Veterans at home offer musical tribute to VA staff

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Veterans around the nation used their creative music talent to pay homage to VA health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans in the sing-along are past participants of the Adaptive Sports and Therapeutic Arts - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Veterans Creative Arts Festival.


Free LinkedIn for Veterans, spouses, and caregivers

VA welcomes our LGBTQ Veterans

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VA is creating an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) Veterans can talk openly about sexual orientation, gender identity, and their mental and physical health. An open discussion with trained providers helps VA provide you the best care. Connect with your local LGBT Veterans Care Coordinator for support and resources.


Learn about the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) National Employment Program

Get a certificate in agribusiness


The Servicemember Agricultural Vocation Education (SAVE) Farm in Manhattan, Kansas partners with academic institutions to provide Veterans and their families with hands-on agricultural training on a 308 acre working farm. The accredited curriculum provides a certificate within one year. Apply now!


Watch weekly VA Careers video broadcasts

Borne the Battle: Beau Higgins, leading Amazon's Military Affairs team


Marine Corps Veteran Beau Higgins retired from 25 years of service when Veteran unemployment was higher than the national average. But when Amazon pledged to hire more Veterans, Beau jumped aboard and now leads recruitment efforts with Amazon's Military Affairs team. He reflects on his service, his family's support and his work with both Amazon and the Travis Manion Foundation.



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National Resource Directory

With over 1,316 resources in the Family Support Category, the NRD provides a central place online to obtain comprehensive and up-to-date information about the services and programs available nationally and in the communities where wounded, ill and injured Service members, their families and their caregivers live and work.

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