Approximately 2,000 transitioning service members and military spouses participated in the Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summits at Schofield Barracks and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii on July 7-9, 2015.
While tremendous strides have been made in recent years addressing military veteran and spouse employment in the United States, the work is far from over. A new and clear path is being laid out by the public, private, and non-profit sectors in the post-9/11 veteran and military family employment
Staff Sgt. Akilah Johnson attends a hiring fair at Verizon Center, as she prepares for her transition into civilian life.
Hiring Our Heroes and Capital One said they have received committments from businesses to hire 585,000 military men and women since launching the Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign in March of 2012.