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Two Job Fairs for Military Veterans on Thursday

Camp Pendleton Jobs Expo in March
Alison St John / KPBS
Camp Pendleton Jobs Expo in March

There will be two big job fairs on Thursday, both of which focus on hiring military veterans.

The bigger event takes place at the Double Tree Hotel in San Diego. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is hosting the fair, and at least 100 employers are slated to attend. According to the Chamber, attendees will have free access to computers, printers, and Wi-Fi. You can click here for more information.

The website is also hosting a job fair for veterans on Thursday, but this one will be at Camp Pendleton. The Orange County Register reports...


Click here for more info on the Camp Pendleton Job Fair.

As Home Post reported recently, veterans have the highest unemployment rate in the country at 9.1 percent. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that rate is even higher for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ' at 11.7 percent.