The American Legion, Hiring Our Heroes to host D.C.-area military hiring fair

16 February 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Legion is collaborating with Hiring Our Heroes to host a military hiring fair during the Legion's annual Washington Conference held in Washington, D.C.

The Military Hiring Fair will be held Friday, Feb. 22nd, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., 20009.

The event includes a resume workshop taught by the American Legion which will focus on resume building, networking, and interviewing tips. Career coaches will be on hand to help participants develop an elevator pitch and to participate in mock interviews following the workshop.

Additionally, the American Legion will host a financial literacy workshop. This workshop will include tips on money management strategies such as paying down debt, developing a budget, and saving for the future. Participants will learn how to improve their credit score, establish an emergency fund, and develop a working budget.

To register for the Military Hiring Fair and connect with local and national employers, visit


For questions regarding the hiring fair:

Ariel De Jesus Jr.

American Legion Asst. Director, Veterans Employment & Education



For media inquiries:

Mackenzie Wolf

Media Relations Specialist

The American Legion Headquarters Office, D.C.


About The American Legion

With a current membership of approximately 2-million wartime veterans, The American Legion was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a strong national security, veterans affairs, Americanism, and youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities through nearly 13,000 posts across the nation.


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SOURCE The American Legion