Veteran job fair set to hit University of Phoenix Stadium

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A job fair exclusive to veterans will be at University of Phoenix Stadium on Oct. 18 with more than 50 local employers on site.

The event is part of the Hiring Our Heroes national tour of expos put on by recruiting firm RecruitMilitary and the U.S. Department of Commerce. It is designed to benefit veterans and military spouses who are looking for jobs.

Local veteran and Walmart associate, Michael Nalker, will be speaking at the event. Nalker spent seven years on active duty in the Army and was able to find a job at Walmart where he now serves as an assistant store manager. He will discuss the challenges he faced transitioning to a civilian lifestyle and how his military skills have helped him succeed.

The event takes place Thursday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at University of Phoenix Stadium. All veterans in need of career assistance are encouraged to attend.

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