2. The Togus VA Hospital is the oldest in the nation! It ranks #2 countrywide for the smallest disability claims backlog and consistently ranks high for quality service and medical wait times.
3. Maine State Government wants to hire YOU! In 2016, the legislature passed a bill that gives all veterans (including those with an Other Than Honorable discharge) who apply for a job in State Government an automatic interview if they meet the minimum qualifications for the job! Gold Star spouses are also eligible for automatic interviews under the new law.
4. Maine’s Annual Hire A Vet Campaign kicks off every Labor Day – promoting the hiring and advancement of veterans to all Maine employers! Link up with veteran employment representatives from around the state...
5. Maine Bureau of Veterans Services recently launched a new website focusing on service members, veterans and their families (SMVF) – with a special Resource Portal highlighting services available to SMVF statewide.