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Northwest Guardian

David Bagshaw, left, watches as his wife, Jean Van Effen, interacts with the alpacas on the family farm in Yelm Monday. The couple, both Army veterans, recently constructed their own fiber mill on the farm.

Farmer Veteran Coaltion

Northwest Guardian

Veterans and Yelm residents Jean Van Effen and David Bagshaw are living the life as alpaca farmers with the Farmer Veteran Coalition

Troops to Teachers

Published: 01:56PM September 21st, 2017

Washington state Troops to Teacher coordinator and retired Navy Rear Adm. Doug Asbjornsen said he is convinced that some of the best teachers are veterans.

Washington State Transition Summit

Published: 01:57PM September 21st, 2017

A three-day Washington State Transition Summit at JBLM this week is expected to be beneficial for service members, military spouses and veterans.

Published: 01:54PM September 21st, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 04:50PM September 14th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 03:53PM September 12th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 03:47PM September 5th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Hire G.I. Job Fair

Published: 02:00PM August 24th, 2017

The Hire G.I. Job Fair took place Aug. 17 at American Lake Conference Center.

Redefining Your Future Symposium

Published: 01:59PM August 24th, 2017

The bi-annual Redefining Your Future women’s transition event is scheduled at the Washington National Guard Aviation Readiness Center on Lewis Main Sept. 6 and 7.

Transitions

Published: 01:58PM August 24th, 2017

Former Army corrections officer Ryan Miller took a chance to pursue his dream job of being a game designer. Years later, he now creates table top games in his home office as a freelance designer.

Published: 03:47PM September 5th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 03:27PM August 17th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 02:07PM August 10th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 02:37PM August 3rd, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Operation GoodJobs

Published: 03:16PM July 27th, 2017

Operation GoodJobs held its hiring event at American Lake Conference Center July 19.

JBLM Employment Readiness Program

Published: 03:15PM July 27th, 2017

Jobs are easier to come by for military spouses new to the installation, due to JBLM’s employment readiness program and other federal programs in place.

Warriors to the Workforce

Published: 03:11PM July 27th, 2017

Dozens of local and regional businesses and organizations are schedule to offer information about possible career options for service members and their families and veterans at the Warriors to the Workforce, Hire G.I. Veteran Career Fair, which will be at the American Lake Conference Center on Lewis North Aug. 17.

Published: 03:09PM July 27th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 03:28PM July 20th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 02:24PM July 13th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 02:30PM July 6th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Hiring Our Heroes

Published: 03:01PM June 29th, 2017

More than 1,400 service members, spouses and veterans looked for civilian careers at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes military job fair Tuesday at Safeco Field in Seattle. Applicants included several stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and other military installations in Washington.

Hawk Transition Center

Published: 02:59PM June 29th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Service Member for Life – Transition Assistance Program has coordinated with the Department of Labor and other transition organizations to bring the first American Job Center to a military installation. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony is July 7 at 10 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center on Lewis North.

Published: 02:58PM June 29th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 01:49PM June 22nd, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Published: 04:41PM June 21st, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit

Published: 01:20PM June 1st, 2017

The Department of the Navy hosted its seventh annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit May 23-24 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport in Seattle. More than 150 organizations attended the hiring summit on the first day, and more than 60 participated in the hiring fair on the second day.

Hiring Our Heroes

Published: 01:19PM June 1st, 2017

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes organization is expecting up to 1,000 transitioning service members, veterans and retirees to attend the second annual hiring expo at Safeco Field in Seattle June 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Corporate Fellowship Program

Published: 01:12PM May 4th, 2017

Training for the Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program is set for Wednesday to July 28.

Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring Summit

Published: 01:10PM May 4th, 2017

Naval Sea Systems Command will host the seventh annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit May 23 and 24 at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel — Seattle-Tacoma Airport in Seattle. Employers meet for a summit to discuss hiring from the military talent pool on the first day, followed by an open hiring fair accepting walk-in interviews.