Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Subcommittee to Study National Guard & Reserve Unemployment


 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Thursday, February 2, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold a hearing entitled, "Lowering the Rate of Unemployment for the National Guard." The Subcommittee will continue its focus on solutions to lower veterans' unemployment rates, addressing particularly the high unemployment rates among National Guard and Reserve forces.

 

WHO:             Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

WHAT:          "Lowering the Rate of Unemployment for the National Guard"

WHEN:          10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 2, 2012, Room 334, Cannon House Office Building

 

WITNESS LIST

Panel 1

Mr. Theodore (Ted) L. Daywalt, CEO and President

VetJobs

 

Ms. Emily DeRocco, President

The Manufacturing Institute

 

Panel 2

MG Terry M. Haston, Adjutant General

Tennessee National Guard

 

MG Timothy E. Orr, Adjutant General

Iowa National Guard

BG Margaret Washburn, Assistant Adjutant General

Indiana National Guard

 

BG Marianne Watson, Director, Manpower and Personnel

National Guard Bureau

 

Richard (Dick) A. Rue, State Chair

Iowa Employer Support of Guard and Reserve

 

Mr. Ronald G. Young, Director, Family and Employer Program and Policy

U.S. Department of Defense

 

Panel 3

Mr. Ismael "Junior" Ortiz, Acting Assistant Secretary

Veterans' Employment & Training Service

U.S. Department of Labor

--
Sean P Eagan

Former Chairman American Cold War Veterans
Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars
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