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Bureau of Labor Statistics

Occupational Outlook Handbook, Military Careers

CA Employment Development Department
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve


Hero 2 Hired There are three Employment Transition Coordinators in California:

  1. Northern: Mr. Art Alvarez; [email protected] 559-635-1783 W, 559-471-8329 C.
  2. Los Angeles Area: Mrs. Ilka Davidson; [email protected] 562-665-2518.
  3. San Diego: Mr. Sam Giovanazzi; [email protected] 858-414-8727, W
    619-532-4102 C.

This is a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration funded program.


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Military Connection

A dynamic web-portal within which veterans, service-members, and their families can connect with services intended to assist them in connecting with education and employment related resources.


A membership portal within which veterans, service-members, and their families can connect to a variety of benefits and services.

Cal Vet

my Cal Vet The California Department of Veteran Affairs launched a fresh new web-portal in April 2014 that allows veterans, veteran family members, advocates, service providers, and educational institutions to build profiles that can be searched and mapped based on the needs and preferences of the user.

National Education, Advocacy and Training, Inc., (NEAT)

Careers for Life - Let's work together: Mission statement from website: A solution that is motivated by community spirit made of community participants and embodies the ideals of an American community where neighbors help neighbors. National Education, Advocacy, and Training Inc. (NEAT) is a nonprofit organization. It certifies, facilitates and oversees InVITE alliances between funding sources, government agencies, civic organizations, private employers, educators and job placement organizations. First and foremost these managed community-based alliances are formed to create the solution - jobs. With the creation of local employment opportunities everything else easily falls into place. The NEAT InVITE alliances can then access funding to help provide education and training for the gainful employment of its citizens, payroll reimbursements for employers and more.

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The Southwest Veterans' Business Resource Center, Inc

Welcoming home our men and women doesn't end after the crowd disperses, it MUST continue on for the life of the veteran! They've served us, now we will serve them with programs that work so they reintegrate into society. The Southwest Veterans' Business Resource Center Inc. (SWVBRC) in concert with the support of communities will serve veterans and active duty members that have served in any military component, and with exception, spouses through outreach and education programs.

U.S. Department of Labor

Veterans' Employment and Training Service 1-866-487-2365

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Learn about benefits available to veterans, apply for benefits, track the status of a claim or reach out for more information to friends and fellow veterans.

Veterans and Military Business Owners Association (VAMBOA)

A nonprofit veteran business trade association. As stated on their website, VAMBOAs mission is: Ensuring the development, growth and prosperity of Veteran Business Owners, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOB) and Military Business Owners of all sizes worldwide. We do so by connecting our members with private corporations and government agencies. We provide networking, collaboration, mentoring, education, certification and advocacy. VAMBOA's "Vet Owned" seal symbolizes the talent, dedication, leadership and courage of these special Americans who currently serve or have served in our nation's Armed Forces.

Work for Warriors

The California Military Department's Reserve Component Jobs Program. Uniquely designed to partner the Work for Warriors Team and Community Partners in seeking full time employment opportunities for our unemployed and underemployed members of the Reserve and National Guard.

Facebook: Work for Warriors To reduce unemployment in the California Reserve and National Guard by directly placing Service Members into desired civilian training and employment.

Your Yellow Ribbon

National Guard Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program events, Contacts, Services, and Benefits.

Make the Most of Your Yellow Ribbon. A Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event can help you and your loved ones prepare for life during and beyond deployment.


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