The Winter Haven homeless stand down Jan. 25 at the D.C. VA Medical Center assisted hundreds of area veterans with clothes and medical checkups, but also provided the opportunity to meet with potential employers.

“These people are trainable,” Brian Hawkins, D.C. VAMC director said. “If they weren’t, they wouldn’t have been able to serve our country.”

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Published on Jan. 28, 2014

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  1. Relocationtousaandjobneededimmly January 29, 2014 at 11:16 am

    Worked in the USA for 10 yrs. Came to India for 2 weeks vacation in 2008. Waiting since 2010 to come back and work in the USA. Currently looking for job. Please relocate to USA immediately and hire immediately.

  2. Dan Duffy January 28, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    Why is it the VA paid for me to get my bachelors degree in nursing with post 9-11 GI Bill money but then they tell me I don’t have enough experience to work for them as a graduate nurse……go figure.

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