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Veterans Assistance

U.S. Military Veterans will be provided Priority of Service in all TN Career Centers from all partners and programs funded by the U.S Department of Labor.  Please provide proof of military service (DD214, discharge papers, etc.) when visiting a TN Career Center. Tennessee's veteran population is over one half million. Annually, our local offices provide some type of service to more than 39,000 veterans.

All U.S. military veterans are eligible for job referral and referral to training programs through the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development offices (TDLWD).

TDLWD offices serve as an outreach to veterans and insure veterans' preference in referral to jobs and other services. Employment-related testing, training information, skills assessment, referral, and case management are among the services provided.

While these services are important to veterans, they are especially important to the employer who is seeking a job applicant with experience and good work skills. Our local veterans staff specializes in matching employer needs with veterans making the transition from military to civilian work. This one-on-one approach helps insure a better job match for the employer.

Remember, when you hire a veteran you get experience, good work skills, and a disciplined employee who has been a responsible military employee.


Click here for a list of Veterans' Service Representatives in your area.

Click on the Web sites below for additional resources:

Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs     

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EGSR Logo  Employer Partnership logo  Vet Central Logo
 TDVA Logo  Veterans Job Bank Logo   

The White House announced the launch of the Veterans Job Bankon November 7, 2011 as part of its commitment to better serve and support transitioning Service Members and Veterans looking for work.

The Veterans Job Bank, powered by the National Resource Directory (, provides a central source for Veterans to locate job opportunities without having to visit multiple sites. The Veterans Job Bank enables users to define their search criteria by keyword, Military Occupational Code (MOC) and location.

The National Resource Directory is a partnership between the U.S. Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs.
An education focused site that provides a wide variety of resources that discusses topics such as Continuing Education for Veterans, the GI Bill post 9/11, Veterans Online Education and Jobs Program for Veterans. Also included is a comprehensive database that allows our service men and women to search for Accredited Online Colleges and Universities that can help them pursue an education and career once they complete their military service.

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