maine employers want veterans


Maine has stepped up to make it an attractive destination for both current and future military retirees.

tax free retirement

Maine does not tax military pensions! Since 2016 Military pension benefits, including survivor benefits, will be completely exempt from state income tax.

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Automatic Interview for State Jobs

All veterans who apply for a job in State Government get an automatic interview if they meet the minimum qualifications for the job! This law applies to Gold Star spouses as well.

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Focused Veteran Hiring initiatives

Maine’s Annual Hire A Vet Campaign promotes the hiring and advancement of veterans to all Maine employers! Link up with veteran employment representatives from around the state.

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Rapid disability claim process

The Togus VA Hospital ranks #2 countrywide for the smallest disability claims backlog and consistently ranks high for quality service and medical wait times.

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Comprehensive Resource Portal

Maine Bureau of Veterans Services website has a detailed Resource Portal highlighting statewide services and contacts available to service members, veterans and their families (SMVF).

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Free Recreational Licenses + Privileges

Maine residents can receive free park, hunting and other recreational opportunities!

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US Navy, Commander, Retired

Jason Grower

US Army, Ammunition Safety Specialist, retired

Kevin Morse

US Army, UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot, retired

James Webster

hear from veteran              employers in maine

Dead River Company, President & CEO

Deanna Sherman

Bath Iron Works, Director of Human Resources

John Mason