RecruitMilitary Schedules Free Veteran Opportunity Expo for Oklahoma City on July 29
Oklahoma City, OK (PR Log) June 25, 2010 — The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free employment, entrepreneurship, and education event for job seekers who have military backgrounds in Oklahoma City on Thursday, July 29. This event, the RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo, will take place from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Coca-Cola Events Center in the Bricktown District. The event will be open to veterans who already have civilian work experience, men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, members of the National Guard and reserves, military spouses, and other military family members.
The Opportunity Expo will be the 44th of 74 such events set for 2010. A large array of veteran-friendly organizations will conduct one-on-one interviews with the job seekers—organizations that will include corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies and other government employers, franchisors, educational institutions, veterans service agencies, and veterans associations. Already in the line-up are ABC Company, Arinc, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, Capella University, DeVry University, Fluid Academy – Truck Driving School, Geo Group, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Northrop Grumman, the Oklahoma Army National Guard, the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, Snap-On Tools, Tinker Air Force Base, the Transportation Security Administration, and United States Customs and Border Protection.
RecruitMilitary (www.recruitmilitary.com) will produce the Opportunity Expo in cooperation with The American Legion, Purple Heart Services, and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN).
The American Legion (http://www.legion.org) is an association of veterans who served during times of war. The Legion has 2.7 million members in nearly 15,000 posts throughout the world. Congress chartered The American Legion in 1919.
Purple Heart Services (http://www.purpleheartservices.com) provides programs and services to meet the needs of the combat-wounded and their families—including Purple Heart Radio, an online school called Veterans Vocational Technical Institute (VetTech), Purple Heart Call Center, and Purple Heart Tech Support. Purple Heart Services is a division of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation.
The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (http://www.msccn.org) was founded in 2004 to provide career opportunities and job portability for military spouses. The organization is made up of military spouses, caregivers to war wounded, and retired military personnel.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled 34 additional Veteran Opportunity Expos for 2010. The events will take place in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Norfolk, Oakland, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Jose, and Tacoma.