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Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
National Employment Awards Program

The Local Office of the Public Employment Service Award is given each year to the Public Employment, or Job Service Office that has excelled in providing services to veterans. Presently, the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) rate state Job Service Offices performance (in helping veterans) in 14 different areas, Each area is called a reportable service. The VFW Award therefore recognizes the Employment or Job Service Office that has excelled in reportable services such as job placements, counseling, referral for training, etc.

Any public employment service office that has an exceptional record of assisting veterans beyond which is required by federal, state or local directives.

Any individual may nominate a candidate for this award. Departments will select one candidate for national competition.

Recommendations should include a statement detailing the exceptional character of the nominees' accomplishments in providing employment services to veterans.

Recommendations must include the following information:


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