Detroit Hosted National Veteran Small Business Conference
Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) July 13, 2012 - One of the biggest challenges facing any veteran is the transition into civilian life, once his or her service has been completed. The National Veteran Small Business Conference aimed to provide solutions to the problem.
The conference convened in downtown Detroit's Cobo Center from June 26-29, 2012, and was geared to help business-owning veterans grow their firms in the federal marketplace. Some 6,000 vets turned out for the event and were afforded the opportunity to meet with decision makers from federal and non-federal businesses, increase business acumen through training and business requirement sessions, and connect with other attendees in the Expo Hall, where nearly 500 booths were set up.
"This is one way to truly help support our troops," said James Fausone, veteran’s disability lawyer and veteran's attorney with Legal Help for Veterans. That Detroit was the site of the conference is fitting, given the fact that an estimated 700,000 veterans live in the Motor City area. To make sure as many them as possible attended, the Bob Woodruff Foundation presented grants for post 9/11 vets. The grants covered the cost of conference admission, lodging for three nights and transportation.
Also part of the National Veteran Small Business Conference was the Veterans Affairs for Vets Hiring Fair, which took place from June 26-28, 2012, at Cobo Center in Detroit. Here, veterans were provided access to interviews and informed of the latest career opportunities with federal entities and the private sector. Vets were also given tips on building a federal resume and learning successful interview techniques and had the chance to get career coaching and the latest information on veteran's benefits and services.
James G. Fausone is a Veterans disability attorney and Veterans attorney with Legal Help for Veterans, PLLC. To learn more or to contact a Veterans disability attorney or Veterans attorney call 1.800.693.4800 or visit http://www.legalhelpforveterans.com.
Legal Help for Veterans, PLLC
41700 West Six Mile Road, Suite 101
Northville, MI 48168
Toll Free Phone: 800.693.4800
- 22 Pushup Challenge raises awareness for veteran suicide
Veteran suicide has captured the attention of social media users in a form of viral online activism that mirrors the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014. The goal of the 22 Pushup Challenge is to raise awareness about veteran suicide and programs that support the mental health of former service members and their families. The […]
- VA workers turn entrepreneurs to improve veterans health care
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees pitched ideas for improving veterans health care services nationwide during the VA Innovation Demo Day in Washington, D.C., on August 15. They hoped their projects would win support and funding for widespread adoption across the VA system. A panel of department leaders, including VA Undersecretary for Health Dr. David […]
- Uncertainty looms over future of VA health records
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) faces uncertainty as it assesses the best way in which to meet long-term needs for its electronic health record system (EHR). One option is developing a shared system of military health records with the Department of Defense (DOD) in order to allow faster access to veterans’ records. However, efforts […]
See other news sources publishing this article. BETA | Tags: attorney for veterans, lawyer for veterans, veteran attorney, veteran attorneys, veteran benefits attorney, veteran disability lawyer, veterans attorney, Veterans disability attorney