Job fair geared toward veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - SPRINGFIELD -- Nearly 90 vendors are helping veterans get jobs. More than 31,000 unemployed veterans in the state are looking for work. 

Several state agencies hosted a free hiring fair for all job seekers, especially veterans and military spouses. It's the third year for the event.

Veterans say it's hard transitioning back into civilian life after active duty. The event was put on by the American Legion and various state agencies.


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