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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Job Resources

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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

3rd Annual Hiring Red White and You Job Fair

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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Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets

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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Veteran Entrepreneur Academy launches

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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benefits counseling

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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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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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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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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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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National Employment Services and Resources

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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.