Hiring Red, White and You! helps veterans find jobs

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - Wichita Falls was one of 29 Texas Cities participating in the Hiring Red, White and You! Statewide Hiring Fair for veterans and their spouses.

39 employers participated at the Work Services Corporation in Wichita Falls.  The Business Services consultant at Texas workforce solutions, Sherryl Roberts, said over 100 jobs were available today.

"They bring jobs with them that specialize to those type of skills that may have been learned in the military," Roberts said, "and it's really that connection between that ex-military member that they really like the work ethics. They the really like the experience the skill set that they have and they can match those jobs that they have with that individual.

In the last five years, this job fair has connected 58,000 veterans with civilian jobs.

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