MOAA/Corporate Gray Host D.C.'s Largest Free Career Fair for Military Members and Their Spouses

29-Mar-2011 | News-Press Release

Alexandria, Va. - Active duty, retired, former, Reserve/National Guard servicemembers and their spouses are invited to attend a free career fair with approximately 100 employers, career-development seminars, and onsite résumé critiques in Washington, D.C., Apr. 6.

The largest military-focused and free career fair in Washington, D.C., is hosted by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), an organization known for its 59-year-old program to assist officers and warrant officers in their transition from the military to civilian careers. The free career fair is open to all enlisted grades and spouses as well as officers.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (seminars begin at 8 a.m.) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Hall D (formerly the Washington D.C. Convention Center). The center is at 801 Mt. Vernon Place, N.W., at the Mount Vernon Square/Convention Center Metro stop.

Employers from approximately 100 regional and national companies will look for potential employees in virtually every job skill. Businesses and organizations attending include: Lockheed Martin, Amazon, L-3 MPRI, 3M, National Security Agency, SAIC, PFCU, BAE Systems, TASC, Transportation Security Administration, Cox Communications, DIA, Target, Alion Science, Disney & more!

Several free, 60-minute pre- career fair transition seminars-- How to Work a Job Fair, The Interview: Rules of Engagement-Your Compelling Story, and Federal Job Application Preparation -- will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Two afternoon seminars -- Evaluating Employer Benefits and Post-9/11 GI Bill -- will be held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. respectively.

No preregistration is required. For further information, call (800) 234-MOAA (6622) toll-free or (703) 838-0547, e-mail, or visit MOAA Career Fairson the MOAA's website at If you cannot attend, send your résumé to MOAA at with "Career Fair Résumé" in the subject line to have it included on the CD of all attendee résumés each exhibiting employer will receive. Your resume must be received NLT 1 April to be included on the CD. # # # About MOAA: MOAA is the nation's largest and most influential association of active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, and former military officers and their families and survivors. It is an independent, nonprofit, and politically nonpartisan organization with more than 370,000 members from every branch of service. MOAA promotes a strong national defense by advocating equitable treatment of those who serve and have served their country in uniform. For more information, visit Find Tips from Tops video series at: CONTACT: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Col. Marvin J. Harris, USAF-Ret. March 28, 2011 (800) 234-6622, ext. 546/545 (703) 838-0546 Nancy Carr (703) 838-0545 E-mail -

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