Ensuring "those who serve" are also able to find work after they leave the service.
That's the goal of the "Hiring Our Heroes" employment workshop.
Veterans were invited to the DC Centre near 120th and West Maple Road Tuesday for help in filling our resumes and meeting with potential employers.
Lisa Wagner just left military service.
She's confident she'll find a good job but there are challenges.
"It's hard to get back in the job market," she said. "And coming from the military it's kind of different you need to transition and translate everything to what the civilian world is like."
More than 75 local employers took part in today's "hiring fair".