For Immediate Release and NCOA upgrade career fairs for veterans


McLean, Va – and the Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) announced today that they are teaming up to enhance existing NCOA job fairs through the addition of workshops and access to's extensive network of employers seeking to hire veterans.

The NCOA will host 25 career expos across the country and in Europe in 2017.

"The NCOA continues its commitment to connecting America's heroes with America's companies," said Vince Patton, President of NCOA and retired Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. "The ability to leverage's extensive audience of veterans and their network of employers seeking to hire veterans improves the quality of these events and will result in more job offers for our attendees."

The collaboration enables to offer space at the NCOA job events to companies who would like to participate, increasing the number of employers at each event. has been a leader in the veteran employment space for several years and works with employers to institute substantive veteran recruitment and retention programs across the country. also offers tools like their Transition Center and app, Military Skills Translator, and resources on finding a post-military career.

"We have worked with the NCOA in the past and respect their commitment to putting veterans in post-military careers. We are honored to be able to build on that relationship and add what we can to these valuable hiring events in the form of increased employer participation," said Greg Smith, President of and retired Navy admiral.

A full list of the 2017 career expos is available on, or through the NCOA website.

About NCOA
The NCOA was established in 1960 to enhance and maintain the quality of life for noncommissioned and petty officers in all branches of the Armed Forces, Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves, Veterans (separated and retired), widows, and their families. The NCOA offers its members a wide range of benefits and services designed especially for enlisted service members and their families.


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