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August 02, 2010
Job Fair in Springfield to help Oregon military members and families
 
The Oregon National Guard Reintegration and Service Member Support Team is hosting a Yellow Ribbon Career and Benefits Fair at the Regional Sports Center in Springfield, Ore., Aug. 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The center is located at 200 S. 32nd Street in Springfield.

This event is designed to assist Soldiers of the 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team, recently returned from a year-long deployment to Iraq. All National Guard, Reserve, Active Duty and veterans, in addition to family members and spouses are welcome to attend.

Event organizers say other job fairs around the state this summer have been very popular, with more than 3,100 returnees attending the most recent job fair. The event provides resources for Soldiers to transition from their deployment back to their civilian lives.

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden plans to attend the event.
 
Contact Info:
For more information, contact Master Sgt. Phillip Highwood at 503-884-0130.