Washington, DC
Washington Convention Center
WTTW DC 2017 Candidate Registration
From  Mon, October 09, 2017 at 9:00AM (Eastern)
To  Wed, October 11, 2017 at 5:00PM
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Hosted by American Freedom Foundation
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Veteran, military service member and military spouse 
admission is free.

The American Freedom Foundation will host Warriors To The Workforce hiring and training workshops event presented by GES (Global Experience Specialist) in conjunction with the 2017 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition on October 9 - 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. Booth #261. This one of a kind event is part of the American Freedom Foundation’s nationwide initiative to help Veterans, transitioning military service members and military spouses find meaningful employment.  The event will bring together major companies from around the country to provide employment opportunities for our military community. 

The 2017 WTTW event will have a new 3-day format that is designed to provide better results for exhibitors and members of the military community.  Transition Assistant Program offices at all National Capital Region military installations will register candidates from all branches of the military to attend all 3-days of WTTW.  Approximately 100 candidates will attend on Monday and Tuesday, and Wednesday will be open to all members of the military community throughout the National Capital Region. Employers will have the opportunity to know each candidate, review their resumes in advance, and be prepared for face to face meetings.  Candidates will have the opportunity to participate in workshop sessions, panel discussions and a networking social with the employers.
Schedule of Events:
  • Day 1 – workshop sessions, panel discussions, networking social  (1500 - 1700)
  • Day 2 – company meetings with candidates
  • Day 3 – hiring event with 25-30 Veteran friendly companies; Note:  The hiring event will be open to the entire Veteran, transitioning service member and military spouse community in the National Capital Region.


Facts about AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition

  • The largest landpower exposition and professional development forum in North America
  • Over 600 Army & Industry exhibitors using 250,000 square feet of exhibit space
  • Attendees in recent years have included the Vice President of the United States, the Secretary of Defense, the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Army
  • Professional development forums are held throughout the three days for soldiers, NCOs, officers, Army family members, and industry executives
****Important Information for Veterans****
  • Participation in the 3-day Hiring Event is by invitation only.
  • Veteran, active duty and military spouse admission is free for Wednesday's Hiring Event.
  • All attendees must have an AUSA Badge to enter Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event and Exhibit Hall - allow time to retrieve your badge from the AUSA Registration Area.
  • WTTW is locateed in Hall A; Booth #261 (back right corner).
  • Be prepared to meet employers - research the companies attending.
  • Dress for success, but remember comforatble shoes  - the convention center is large.
  • Submit your resume via email to Erin Gaul and be preapred to bring paper copies on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Map of Washington Convention Center
and Warriors To The Workforce Location - Hall A;  Booth #261

Conference Websites
Warriors To The Workforce: http://www.warriorstotheworkforcedc.net
2017 AUSA Meeting & Exposition:
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 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 building awareness and understanding of 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 1200 scholarships to military spouses and their dependents through the AFF/Kaplan University 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 civilian employment opportunities.    http://www.americanfreedomfoundation.org

About the Association of the United States Army (AUSA)  
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America's Army - Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.  AUSA represents every American Soldier by: Being the voice for all components of America's Army; Fostering public support of the Army's role in national security; Providing professional education and information programs. As the premier voice for America's Soldiers, we are a dedicated team committed to building the best professional and representative association for the world's best Army.  http://www.ausa.org

Contact Information:
Ted Hacker
American Freedom Foundation
(615) 330-9394

Erin Gaul
American Freedom Foundation

(858) 699-0163
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