Fairfax, VA— The second annual Veterans Career Hiring Event in conjunction with the American Freedom Festival Washington presented by SKYDEX and CareerBuilder will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. This event is part of a nationwide initiative to help veterans find jobs and will bring together major companies from throughout the Washington National Capitol Region to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans.
Veterans attending the event will have the chance to talk with employers, submit qualifications and even participate in job interviews on the spot. Throughout the country over 1,000 veterans have attended these events with hundreds being given the opportunity for employment.
Accenture, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, First Command, CACI, Mindteck and InfoReliance are answering the call of supporting our Veterans by being the first to sign up to participate in the Veterans Career Hiring Event. In addition, the Veterans Administration (VA), U.S. Office of Personnel Management Veterans Services, Department of Defense Civilian Personnel Management System, Department of Labor and Department of Energy have all stepped up to participate and make Veterans aware of services available to them.
At 7:30 p.m., the American Freedom Festival Washington will kick off with a major concert featuring tributes to our military, and presentations and performances by legendary rock bands, Chicago and Kansas. This concert honors our veterans while benefiting various organizations that serve and support our veterans, active duty military service members, wounded warriors and their families throughout the country.
Tickets at $39.50, $69.50, $89.50 and $139.50 (plus applicable service charges). at Ticketmaster outlets online or via Phonecharge at 800-745-3000. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035.