ERIC Number: ED054446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Hearings before the Subcommittee on Readjustment, Education, and Employment of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs: United States Senate, 92nd Congress, First Session (April 28, May 10, 1971).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs.
Hearings held before a Congressional Committee on the problems of Readjustment and Job Assistance for Vietnam Veterans include the statements of H. R. Rainwater, Commander in Chief, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Alfred P. Chamie, National Commander, the American Legion. The need for vocational training for veterans is emphasized, this to include on-the-job training and work-study educational programs. Printed materials included are "Reach Out," a 1971 Planning Guide for Service and Membership published by the American Legion; "Our Kind of Guy," a program of Legion Service to recently discharged veterans; the "Post Service Officers Manual" with a special section outlining benefits available to Vietnam veterans; "Mandates to the National Economic Commission" from the 52nd National Convention of the American Legion and meeting of the National Executive Committee; excerpts from issues of the American Legion magazine concerning Legion activities related to jobs for veterans program; and "Mandates to the National Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission" from the 52nd National Convention of the American Legion requesting that the Commission sponsor and support legislative measures to improve the veterans educational assistance program, among other requests. Records and results of the Legion's "Jobs for Veterans" job fairs, marts, or clinics are given. (CK)
Descriptors: Credit (Finance), Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Medical Services, Military Service, Organizations (Groups), Veterans, Vocational Rehabilitation
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs.
Identifiers: American Legion; Veterans Administration; Vietnam War