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NEWS | Feb. 15, 2012

Veterans Job Fair scheduled

By Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center Public Affairs

The Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center and South Carolina Works Trident of the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, along with S.C. Congressman Tim Scott, will host a veterans' job fair at the North Charleston Convention Center Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The event is free and open to veterans of all eras, active duty military and their families.

"There are many service members transitioning to veteran status that are in need of jobs and the VA, along with Congressman Scott, are bringing together some of the best employers in the Charleston area to help meet that need," said Scott Isaacks, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center acting director.

More than 50 area companies, defense contractors and government agencies will be available to recruit veterans for available positions. The VA will also provide onsite enrollment for health care and benefits, and vocational rehabilitation counselors will be available to discuss job training opportunities.

Veterans should bring copies of their resume to the event.

For additional information, contact the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center at 789-7699/7677.