Nashville, TN
Gaylord Opryland Hotel and ...
Warriors To The Workforce Nashville presented in association with Operation Stand Down Tennessee in conjunction with AAAA's 2018 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit - Hall B, Booth #2126
From  Thu, April 26, 2018 at 11:00AM (Eastern)
To  Fri, April 27, 2018 at 3:30PM
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Veteran, Military Service Member [+] 04/27/2018 FREE
This event is free for Veterans, transitioning military service members and spouses. You must registered within one week of the event start time. Once you arrive on-site, you will need to complete an on-site registration for the AAAA Expo (free).
One Day Exhibitor Registration, Friday, April 27 [+] 2 04/27/2018 $525.00
Eight (8’) foot table, two chairs, registration for two company representatives (table cloth & skirting not provided)
Two Day Exhibitor Registration [+] 1 04/27/2018 $892.50
Eight (8’) foot table, two chairs, registration for two company representatives (table cloth & skirting not provided)
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About the Event
The American Freedom Foundation will host Warriors To The Workforce Nashville presented in association with Operation Stand Down Tennessee in conjunction with AAAA's 2018 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit on Thursday, April 26, 2018 and  Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.  Time:  Thursday (26): 1100 - 1700; Friday (27): 1100 - 1530.  Hall B, Booth #2126. 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.  Please stop by this section to be sure you are on track with your resume and learn to basics of a good interview!
 
**Attendance is free for Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses**
 
Parking is just $8/day when you follow instructions at following link:

 
Companies who have committed to participate in 2018 WTTW Nashville:
Thursday, April 26 Friday, Friday April 27
 
 
AAFES
AECOM
American Job Centers
ARMA Aviation
Army Career Employment Specialists
Averitt Express
Aviation Search Group
Bell Helicopters
Beretta
Boeing
CAE USA
CommutAir
CSI Aviation
Department of Veteran Affairs
East/West Industries, Inc.
Elbit Systems
Erickson, Inc.
Enterprise Holdings
ESGR
Heavy Equipment Colleges of America
Hiller Plumbing
JS Firm.com
L3 Doss Aviation
Lockheed Martin
M1 Support Services
National GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency
North Central Institute
Operation Stand Down Tennessee
PeopleTec

Pinnacle Solutions

Purdue University Global
SES
SkyWest Airlines
Still Serving Veterans
Trans States Airlines
University of West Alabama
USO - Ft. Campbell 
Vencore
Y
ulista Holdings
AAFES
AECOM
American Job Centers
ARMA Aviation
Army Career Employment Specialists
Averitt Express
Aviation Search Group
Boeing
CAE USA
Columbia Helicopters
CSI Aviation
Department of Veteran Affairs
East West Industries, Inc.
Elbit Systems
Erickson, Inc.
ESGR
Five Star Food Service
Hiller Plumbing
JS Firm.com
Leidos

Lee Company
Lockheed Martin
MAG Aerospace
National GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency
Operation Stand Down Tennessee

Purdue University Global
Scientific Research Corporation
SES
SkyWest Airlines

Solar Insulation
Still Serving Veterans
Trans States Airlines
University of West Alabama
USO - Ft. Campbell 
Yulista Holdings





 







 


























 
Warriors To The Workforce Workshop Sessions Schedule
                                                                           Speakers, topics and times subject to change
 
Thursday, April 26 Thursday, April 26 Friday, April 27
 1130 - 1300 1400 - 1530 1200 - 1330
"Transition: Finding New Culture
 
“Navigating The Job Search Wilderness” “New Career, Same Me”
Moderator:  Michael McCoy
Community Engagement Specialists
Operation Stand Down Tennessee
U. S. Army Veterans
Moderator: Paulette Risher
Chief Program Officer
Still Serving Veterans
Major General, U. S. Army (Retired)
Moderator: Marjorie K. Eastman
Award-Winning Author, National Speaker, Entrepreneur, Longbow Six Publishing, LLC
US Army Veteran

 
Dave Ford
Partner at Bottom Line Consortium
US Navy Veteran
Jeff Negus
Learning and Talent Development Coordinator Amazon
US Army Veteran

 
John Page
Performance Center Manager AFSC Magellan Federal
US Army Veteran
Colin Yankee
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
Tractor Supply Company
US Army Veteran

 
Dana Hampton
Talent Mentor
Ruffin Consulting
US Army Veteran
Rob Salome
Director, Strategy and Leadership Development Solutions21
US Army Veteran

 
Kent Crossley
Executive Director
Centerstone Military Services
US Army
 Veteran
Ned Collins
CFO & CO-Founder
National Performing Rights Exchange
US Army Veteran
Tom Brinegar
Operations Manager
Tractor Supply Distribution Center
US Marine Corp Veteran

 
Bob Ravener
Chief People Officer
Dollar General
US Navy Veteran
Eric Horton
Ft Campbell Solider Transition Program Coordinator
Workforce Essentials
US Army Veteran

 
Lawrence Everett
Talent Acquisition Manager
Lee Company
US Army Veteran


****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
2018 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 Veterans 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

  • Annual Summit, Symposia, and Chapter events 
Be RECOGNIZED for Excellence
  • 35 National awards, 250 scholarships, 500 Order of St. Michael awards a year, plus Knight awards and Lady of Loreto, and hundreds of Soldiers of the Month
Your VOICE to leadership &  government
  • AAAA is a founding member of The Military Coalition (TMC) which has over 5.5M members
  • Army Aviation Caucus of 38 Congressmen sponsored by AAAA
SUPPORT your brother and sister Soldiers and their Families through AAAA activities.
  • AAAA offers a Post Career Employment Program
  • AAAA provides nearly $200,000 a year in local Chapter support
Please visit our 2018 Mission Solutions Summit Website at http://quad-a.org/18Summit
 
About Operation Stand Down Tennessee
Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN) is a registered 501 (c) 3 that focuses on helping all Veterans and their families by engaging, equipping and empowering them.  OSDTN offers a wide range of services including but not limited to employment assistances, VA benefits assistances, networking, housing, career services and education. http://osdtn.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

E. J. Hirsch
Operation Stand Down Tennessee
(615) 248-1981 ext 101

emil.hirsch@osdtn.org

Jenn Chittem
AAAA

(203) 268-2450
jenn@quad-a.org 
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