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Hiring Our Heroes - Fort Campbell - Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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Featuring:

  • Remarks from High-level and Senior Government Leaders
  • Interactive Forums & Panel Discussions
  • Employment Panels & Workshops
  • Career Forum
  • This summit is free and open to all interested military, federal and state agencies, businesses and employers looking to hire veterans, and other community leaders.

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and speakers from the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Army’s Fort Campbell, Army Career and Alumni Program, Soldier for Life, and Installation Management Command, and local government agencies and chambers of commerce at Hiring Our Heroes - Fort Campbell - Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum, a free veterans employment summit and career forum on Fort Campbell for key Federal & State agencies, influential military leaders, innovators in the business and employer community, and local community leaders.

This event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2014 at Hanger 3 Welcome Home Center on Fort Campbell, Kentucky from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration and access opens at 6:00 a.m.

We are currently at-capacity for the limited number of exhibitor tables for the career forum/job fair. If you still wish to attend this informative and influential event, you can still attend the morning portion of the summit as a guest and can register for that through this website. Please contact jchung@uschamber.com for more information. 

This event will feature remarks from high-level and senior government leaders, interactive forums and panel discussions, resources, breakouts on the transition process, tools and best practices for employers looking to hire, presentations from key governmental and military agencies, and networking opportunities and receptions for all involved. All of the lessons learned will culminate in a military career forum in the afternoon.

Announced Speakers include:

  • Major General James C. McConville, Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
  • Michael Bocchini, Chief of Staff, DOL/Veterans Employment & Training Service, Washington, D.C.
  • Rosye Cloud, Senior Advisor for Veteran Employment, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Don Esmond, Co-Chair, Hiring Our Heroes’ Veterans Employment Advisory Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Eric Eversole, Executive Director, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Brigadier General David K. MacEwen, the 66th Adjutant General of the Army
  • Dakota Meyer, Medal of Honor recipient
  • Tonna Mustian, Assistant VR&E Officer, Nashville VA Regional Office
  • Colonel Adam Rocke, Director of the Soldier for Life Program, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  • CSM Mark Herndon, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
  • Meg O’Grady, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership
  • Jack Smith, Hopkinsville KY Chamber of Commerce
  • Larry Stewart, Acting Director for Veterans' Employment and Training (DVET), State of Kentucky, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Cal Wray, Executive Director, Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council

The summit offers employers and community groups a rare and free opportunity to gather with veteran employment leaders in the public and private sectors. Participants will have a chance to hear from and network with senior officials from the United States government, the White House's Joining Force initiative, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and other recognized military nonprofits as they share resources, advice, and experience.

The summit will feature interactive forums and workshops focused on developing strong veteran and transitioning service member hiring initiatives, answering tough questions and dispelling myths about veteran hiring, and encouraging participants to share their own company or community’s best practices with key government agencies and decision-makers. Employers of every size and community groups from across the country are encouraged to sign up today and take their commitment to military hiring to the next level.

This summit is free and open to all interested military, federal and state agencies, businesses and employers looking to hire veterans, and other community leaders.

Sign up now.


Date

April 23, 2014


Location

Hanger 3/Welcome Home Center

Fort Campbell, Kentucky


Hosted by The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes

with speakers from 

The White House’s Joining Forces Initiative

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Army’s Fort Campbell, Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP), Soldier for Life, and Installation Management Command

Local Government Agencies and Chambers of Commerce

 

Agenda

6:00 AM

Registration Opens for All Attendees

 

9:00 AM

Welcome and Keynote

Major General James C. McConville, Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

 

9:15 AM to 10:00 AM

Panel I – View from the National Level: Meeting Our Challenge to Support Veterans, Transitioning Service Members, Military Spouses and Employers

Moderator: TBA

Panelists

  • Michael Bocchini, Chief of Staff, DOL/Veterans Employment & Training Service, Washington, D.C.
  • Rosye Cloud, Senior Advisor for Veteran Employment, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Eric Eversole, Executive Director, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Brigadier General David K. MacEwen, the 66th Adjutant General of the Army
  • Meg O’Grady, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership

 

10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Panel II – Community Support - Boots on the Ground: Who We Are and the Resources We Bring

Moderator: Colonel Adam Rocke, Director of the Soldier for Life Program, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army

Panelists

  • Tonna Mustian, Assistant VR&E Officer, Nashville VA Regional Office
  • CSM Mark Herndon, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
  • Jack Smith, Hopkinsville KY Chamber of Commerce
  • Larry Stewart, Acting Director for Veterans' Employment and Training (DVET), State of Kentucky, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Cal Wray, Executive Director, Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council

 

10:40 AM to 10:50 AM

Remarks, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer

 

10:50 AM to 11:30 AM

Panel III – Employers: Best Practices for Hiring and Training Veterans

Moderator: Don Esmond, Co-Chair, Hiring Our Heroes’ Veterans Employment Advisory Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Panelists

  • Reginna “Gina” K. Burns,Vice President, Talent & Human Resources Operations, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Chris Collins, Vice President, Global Human Resources, Delta Air Lines
  • Gregory P. Gass, Executive Director, U.S. Military Business Development, General Electric Aviation
  • Mitch Nichols, President, UPS Airlines

 

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

To-be-Announced

 

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hiring Our Heroes Career Forum and Resources Fair with National and Local Agencies 

includes Employment Workshops for Transitioning Servicemembers, Veterans, and Military Spouses

 

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Networking Event for Officials, Community, and Business Attendees at Cole Park Commons


Have questions about Hiring Our Heroes - Fort Campbell - Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum? Contact U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes

When & Where


Hanger 3 on Ft. Campbell

Fort Campbell, KY

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)


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