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Ft. Benning hosts Soldier for Life Job Transition Summit

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -

The Fort Benning Soldier for Life Center is hosting a Transition Summit from Nov. 4-7.

The summit includes a free hiring fair for service members, veterans and military spouses; business and career presentations by top entrepreneurs of American Dream U; and one-on-one workshops that will help Soldiers, veterans and Family members hone their job-seeking skills.

The Soldier for Life Transition Summit will feature informative and interactive panel events, recruiter training and discussions on improving competitive employment for service members, veterans and military spouses, in addition to a networking reception for employers, senior leaders and job seekers. 

Soldiers, veterans, retirees and family members can participate in the following summit events:

Nov.  5

9 a.m. - Job Seeker Registration

10 a.m. - Hiring Fair

Nov. 6

9 a.m. until 5 p.m.  – American Dream University sponsors world class entrepreneurs and speakers with career advice

Nov. 7

8 a.m. - ADU Networking

8:30 a.m. - Dream Job Tactics/Strategies

American Dream U – Fort Benning Speaker Schedule

November 6, 2015

9 – 9:30 a.m.  – Phil Open program

9:30 – 9:50 a.m. – Ken Rochon

10 – 10:20 a.m.  – Scott Mann

10:30 – 10:40 a.m. – Break

10:45 – 11:05 a.m. – Jon Levy

11:15 – 11:35 a.m. – Mitch Matthews

Noon – 1 – Lunch

1 – 1:15 p.m. – Anthony Trupiano

1:15 – 1:35 p.m. – Kevin Kermes

1:40 – 2:10 p.m. – Nick Zyrowski

2:15 – 2:25 p.m. – Break

2:30 – 2:50 p.m. – Dave Shaw

3:00 – 3:20 p.m. – Adam & Rory Singer

3:30 – 3:50 p.m. – Greg Frey

4 – 5 p.m. – VEPP (Veteran Entrepreneur Pilot Program) Attendees will have the opportunity to pitch their business idea to panel of speakers

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