RecruitMilitary and DAV Join Forces to Promote Jobs for Veterans

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RecruitMilitaryLogoRecruitMilitary, the nation’s leading full-service veteran recruitment company, and DAV, Disabled American Veterans, the nation’s premier veterans service organization, have formed a partnership to promote the hiring of veterans.

“All of us at RecruitMilitary are delighted to have the opportunity to work with the fine organization that is DAV,” said Peter A. Gudmundsson, president and CEO of RecruitMilitary and a former officer in the United States Marine Corps. “This partnership brings together two organizations that are leading the way in veteran services. DAV is well known for its strong advocacy of veterans’ causes. RecruitMilitary helps employers excel by attracting, hiring, appreciating, and retaining America’s best talent – its veterans.”

“As our nation winds down from more than 12 years of war, more veterans will be looking for employment as they make the all-important transition out of uniform,” said Barry Jesinoski, Executive Director of DAV National Headquarters. “These highly and technically trained men and women come to the table with a huge range of qualifications and a rock solid work ethic and we’re excited to join forces with RecruitMilitary to empower our nation’s veterans to find jobs.

“Hiring veterans is the right thing to do for businesses and America’s heroes. This partnership will provide hiring opportunities for thousands of veterans in addition to making them aware of other benefits and free services we offer,” he said.

RecruitMilitary and DAV are joining forces to positively impact veteran hiring through:

  • More than 65 DAV RecruitMilitary All Veteran Career Fairs will be held annually in more than 35 cities to assist all those who have served and their spouses. RecruitMilitary has been producing military-to-civilian career fairs since 2006. By the end of 2015, it will have produced about 650 events in over 50 cities.
  • RecruitMilitary will make its job board at available on DAV’s website. More than 620,000 jobs are posted on the board; more than 630,000 veterans are registered as job seekers in its database.
  • The two organizations will share information to help men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life find employment in Corporate America.
  • The partners will have a presence in each other’s bimonthly print publications. DAV Magazine is sent to member-subscribers. RecruitMilitary circulates more than 65,000 copies of Search & Employ® to military installations throughout the world, National Guard and reserve units, men and women who attend its job fairs, and military-to-civilian recruiters nationwide.

RecruitMilitary and DAV are headquartered in the Tri-State. In addition to major local corporations who support veteran employment, the partnership between DAV and RecruitMilitary furthers the region’s leadership in support of our nation’s heroes.

About DAV: Founded by World War I veterans in Cincinnati in 1920 and chartered by U.S. Congress in 1932, DAV empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. It is dedicated to a single purpose: fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served. DAV does this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America’s injured heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life. DAV, is a non-profit organization with 1.2 million members.

About RecruitMilitary: RecruitMilitary connects employers, franchisors, and educational institutions with men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserves, and military spouses and other family members. All of RecruitMilitary’s officers and almost all of its other employees have served in the armed forces of the United States. The company was founded in 1998 and is located in Loveland, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati).


  • James Gradnigo

    I go to the VA outpatient clinic in Beaumont, TX. There are three young blacks (two females and a male) (I’m also black) at the second desk at the clinic. They seem to be more interested in their cell phone and what happened the night before. They are very very impolite, unprofessional, and rude. And, it happens every time I go to the VA. And, sometimes I wonder if they are even veterans. It can be very frustrating at times. I wouldn’t mind having one of those jobs myself.

  • Hfr Develin

    did this for living 4 2 decades have them email me post30ny

  • Midge Baltimore

    I need to know how much Money is retained by the DAV after the leaders are paid nd what % of the funds we send given to the Vets..

    • thedav

      Hi Midge,

      You can find that information on pages 26 to 30 of our annual report: The numbers have changed for 2014 and we usually release the updated numbers for the current year after our National Convention in August. We try to stick to a goal of 75% or higher going directly to our service programs for helping veterans. Let us know if you have other questions and we will be more than happy to get you the answer.