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Statewide veteran job fair coming to Waco, Killeen Thursday

KWKT
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 12:02pm

A statewide job fair to help veterans get back on their feet or change their career path is coming to Central Texas.

Waco, Killeen and 25 other Texas cities are hosting the ‘Hiring Red, White and You!’ job fair.

12,000 veterans and more than 1,400 employers took part last year.

The unemployment rate for veterans is at 6.3 percent while the rate for post 9/11 veterans is hovering at ten percent.

The job fair will be held at the Waco Convention Center in Waco.

In Killeen, it will be held at the Community Event Center on Clear Creek Rd.

Both will start at 10 a.m.

For more information, click here.

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