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Hiring Our Heroes Connects Employers, Vets

Posted: March 14, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO BEN GOFF Donald Daniels, a job seeker and Army veteran, from Siloam Springs, talks Thursday about his resume with Alexa O’Leary, a military recruiter from Tyson Foods, during the Hiring Our Heroes job fair at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Bentonville.

BENTONVILLE -- Ryan Barnhouse came to the Bentonville Armed Forces Reserve Center on Thursday looking for a job and needed someone to help him translate his skills.

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Hiring Our Heroes has hosted more than 650 job fairs in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. As of June 30, 21,600 veterans and military spouses have obtained jobs. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation coordinated the event with the Bentonville/Bella Vista, Rogers-Lowell and Fayetteville chambers of commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, the Arkansas Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, the Army Reserve, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the American Legion and other local partners.

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