Showing posts from September, 2015

#Veteran Events & Announcements 9/10 to 9/24

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are many! Things are picking up since this event listing which has 14 new items! You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events.

You can get a monthly view of events by going to:

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website & Detroit Public Televisions' new Veterans website:

ANNOUNCEMENTS!"Metro Airport Freedom Center Needs Volunteers" Freedom Center military lounge at Detroit Metro Airport is looking for 50 - 75 new volunteers. The new volunteers will primarily staff the Freedom Center facility that will be opening at the…

#Veteran Unemployment BLS Data - August 2015

The unemployment rate for veterans in the State of Michigan continues to run higher than the national average.  The unemployment rate for veterans is 8.6%.  Click the Employment details pdf to learn more.

From: VA Office of Economic Opportunity<>
Date: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 11:45 AM
Subject: BLS Data - August 2015

Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our 'cheat sheet' for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate decreased from 5.3% to 5.1% and the Veteran unemployment numbers decreased from 4.7% to 4.2%. Thanks to all of you who are working directly or indirectly, to ensure our Veterans have meaningful employment.BLS Employment Data - August 2015.pdfV/RCurtis L. Coy Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity Veterans Benefits Administration U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs