Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Getting America’s Veterans Back to Work


WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Thursday, December 15, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity (EO) will hold a hearing to review the implementation of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. As one of the few jobs-focused pieces of legislation to be signed into law this year, the Subcommittee will ensure that the intent of the law is being properly executed to ensure America's veterans can receive the training promised to be competitive in today's job market.


The Committee will be taking questions for the panelists via Twitter. Please tweet questions to @HouseVetAffairs. The hearing will be streamed live at Veterans.House.Gov.


WHO:             Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

WHAT:          Reviewing the Implementation of the VOW to Hire Heroes At of 2011

WHEN:          10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 15, 2011, Room 334, Cannon House Office




Panel 1

Mr. Ismael Ortiz, Jr., Acting Assistant Secretary

Veterans' Employment and Training Service

U.S. Department of Labor


Mr. Curtis L. Coy, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity

Veterans Benefits Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Accompanied by:

Mr. Keith Wilson, Director, Education Service

Veterans Benefits Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


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