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The Department of Workforce Development (DWD), is committed to advancing employment opportunities for Wisconsin veterans through targeted business engagement and service and commitment to the veteran community.

American Job Center staff provide Priority of Service to veterans and covered persons to find long term suitable employment and gain access to training and education opportunities. Connect with your local job center.

Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialists (DVOP) provide individualized career services to a targeted population of veterans and eligible persons who have been identified as having significant barriers to employment (SBE), and who are economically or educationally disadvantaged to compete in today’s labor market. DVOPs can assist veterans/eligible persons overcome barriers to employment, coordinate community resources, and gain access to education and job training opportunities that will give you a competitive advantage.

Local Veterans Employment Representative (LVER) conducts outreach to employers to promote the advantages of hiring veterans. LVER staff also plan and participate in job fairs, conduct job clubs, and coordinate with apprenticeship and internship programs, business organizations, and unions in promoting and advocating the benefits of training programs for veterans. Connect with your local veteran employment representative.


Veterans: Visit a job center near you to receive one on one support.

Employers: Contact your local veteran employment representative to connect with veteran job seekers.

The Veterans' Employment and Training Services program is supported by the federal Department of Labor. A total of $2,760,501, or 100% percent of these services are financed with federal funds.