WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to help our veterans. On Thursday, June 25, we hosted a special action line to help veterans who are looking for jobs.
The action line is closed. You can find more information about how to reach out to Still Serving Veterans for veteran employment by clicking here.
We partnered with Still Serving Veterans for this event. The staff answered more than 75 phone calls and emails for three hours.
WHNT News 19 News Director, Denise Vickers says, “We’re honored to be partnering with Still Serving Veterans on this project. They came to us with the idea after seeing the success of other similar “Action Line” events we routinely do. We feel a great sense of duty to do what we can to help the men and women who have served our country and defended our freedoms.”
- We want to hear from employers who want to hire veterans
- If you have a family member who was honorably discharged from the military who is looking for work, please encourage them to call
- If you are a veteran who needs help with your resume or interview skills, please call
Still Serving Veterans will help you put together a resume and match your job skills with a company looking to hire.
Will Webb, Still Serving Veterans President, says, "We`ve been able to help over 16,000 veterans and brought to them over 202 million dollars in new benefit salaries and services that they wouldn`t have gotten if they didn`t have an advocate helping them."
Still Serving Veterans Employment Services Manager, Joe Woods, states, "We go out to companies here in Huntsville that are veteran friendly and for the most part, that`s a large majority of the Huntsville community."
Local Roto Rooter Owner, David Byrd says, "It`s very refreshing when somebody walks in that has that structure or that discipline already installed into them. It makes it a lot easier to work with them to teach them what we need them to know."
Still Serving Veterans now has satellite offices in Birmingham and Phenix City. They hope to expand further across the state. If you know of a veteran near those cities looking for work, please encourage them to contact Still Serving Veterans.