Nashville, TN
Opryland Hotel and Conventi...
Warriors To The Workforce Nashville presented in association with Still Serving Veterans in conjunction with AAAA's 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit - Booth #1827
From  Thu, April 27, 2017 at 11:00AM (Eastern)
To  Fri, April 28, 2017 at 3:30PM
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Online Veteran pre-registration is closed.

Onsite Registration at the Opryland will be available for
Veterans and Military Spouses.


**Parking is just $7/day when you show your AAAA badge at the exit booth.**


                 
About the Event
The American Freedom Foundation will host Warriors To The Workforce Nashville presented in association with Still Serving Veterans in conjunction with AAAA's 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit on Thursday, April 27, 2017 and  Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.  Time:  Thursday (27): 1100 - 1700; Friday (28): 1115 - 1530.  Booth #1827.  This one of a kind event is part of the American Freedom Foundation’s nationwide initiative to help Veterans find jobs.  The event will bring together major companies from throughout the country to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses.  Attending veterans will have the chance to talk with employers and submit qualifications.

Also, there will be a whole area at the event devoted to Resume Review and Mock Interviews.  Please stop by this section to be sure you are on track with you resume and learn to basics of a good interview!
 

Companies committed to participate to date - 04/04/2017. Check back the week before event to see each day's list of participants.

 
Thursday  04.27 Friday 04.28
 
AECOM                                
Aerotek
Airstreams Renewables
Army Career Employment Specialists
Avenge, Inc.
CAE USA, Inc.
Columbia Southern Education Group
Dayton-Granger
Department of Veteran Affairs
Doss Aviation
DynCorp International
Erickson, Inc.
epTransporation
First Command Financial Services
Heavy Equipment College of America
Kaplan University
Lockheed Martin
Maplehurst Bakeries
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Service
Operation Stand Down
Science and Engineering Services (SES)
Still Serving Veterans
Strategic Staffing Solutions
Trans States Airlines
Travel Centers of America/Petro
U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
ViaQuest   
Yulista Aviation
AECOM
AAFES
Airstreams Renewables
Army Career Employment Specialists
Beretta USA
CAE USA, Inc.
Columbia Southern Education Group
Dayton-Granger
Doss Aviation
DynCorp International
Erickson, Inc
EpTransporation
Heavy Equipment College of America
Kaplan University
Lockheed Martin
Maplehurst Bakeries
Operation Stand Down
Science and Engineering Services (SES)
Still Serving Veterans

Trans States Airlines
Travel Centers of America/Petro
Troops For Trades
U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
ViaQuest




 







 





















****Important Information for Exhibitors****
  • Exhibitor pricing listed herein includes two people to work the booth each day;
  • Exhibitor pricing listed herein includes one 8' table, power if needed and available
  • Due to space restrictions, we will only accommodate enough companies fill 30 exhibit spaces per day;
  • Each participating company must have job descriptions available
  • It is highly recommended that each company be prepared to accept resumes on site.
 
****Important Information for Veterans****
  • Veterans admission is free;
  • Be prepared to meet employers;
  • Dress for success;
  • Bring enough resumes (Both private and government);
  • Arrive early as registration may take some time and we want you to be ready to go at 1100;
  • Peruse websites for housing, parking, directions, etc.;
  • Peruse websites of participating companies to get an idea of job availability and descriptions.
Travel Information:
Housing/Hotels
Directions/Travel to Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center


Conference Websites:
http://www.warriorstotheworkforcebna.net
2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit

Event Partners:
This event would not be possible without the support and efforts of the following organizations:

About American Freedom Foundation 
In return for their service and sacrifices made for our country, the American Freedom Foundation, founded in 2004, believes Veterans, military service members, and their families are deserving of support that empowers and enables them to lead confident and productive lives.  AFF serves and supports them by creating awareness and building support for their service, sacrifice and needs through partnerships with military focused organizations and always will be relentlessly driven to bettering the lives of these heroes and their families.  Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants of approximately $1.2 million to more than 30 military organizations and awarded over 1,200 full and partial scholarships to military spouses and their dependents in 50 states and 8 countries through the AFF/Kaplan University Military Scholarship program valued in excess of $9.2 million.  Through the AFF national Veterans employment initiative program, Warriors To The Workforce, thousands of Vs have been connected to hundreds of participating companies for employment opportunities.      www.americanfreedomfoundation.org

About AAAA
The mission of the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) is to support the United States Army Aviation Soldier and Family.  
As a member of AAAA, you will:

 
Network as a Professional in the total Army Aviation Community through
  • mentoring opportunities via AAAA Annual Summit, Symposia and Chapter events
  • professional development from operations to training, doctrine, maintenance, acquisition and industry and submitting articles for publication in ARMY AVIATION magazine
Be Recognized for Excellence by
  • being submitted for, or nominating others for over 35 national awards like Soldier of the Year, Unit of the Year.
  • applying for Scholarship Foundation awards – 51% of applicants receive funding!
Have your voice heard before senior leadership & government through
  • AAAA's membership in The Military Coalition (TMC) which has over 5.5M members
  • The AAAA sponsored Army Aviation Caucus of 56 Congressmen
Support your brother and sister Soldiers and their Families through AAAA activities. http://www.quad-a.org

About Still Serving Veterans                                                                                             
Still Serving Veterans is a Veteran Service Organization headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama whose mission is to serve and honor Veterans and their families, transitioning military, and members of the Guards and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employments and the Veterans benefits they have earned. All services provided at no charge.  Founded in 2006, SSV has served more than 35,000 Veterans who received over $379 million in cumulative benefits and salaries, and their families nationally. In 2016, SSV’s professional counselors conducted 10,387 one-on-one counseling sessions and helped secure meaningful new careers for 737 Veterans which yielded over $34.9 million in new salaries, benefits, and services. SSV is also received the 2014 Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Ethics, the 2015 Nonprofit of the Year for the Huntsville/Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Madison Chamber of Commerce. For more information about SSV, please visit www.ssv.org
 
Contact Information:
Ted Hacker
American Freedom Foundation
(615) 330-9394
ted.hacker@americanfreedomfoundation.org 

Erin Gaul
American Freedom Foundation
(858) 699-0163
erin.gaul@americanfreedomfoundation.org

Shannon Drake
Still Serving Veterans

(256) 883-7035
sdrake@stillservingveterans.org

Jenn Chittem
AAAA

(203) 268-2450
jenn@quad-a.org 
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