A job fair and business and educational opportunity event aimed at veterans and their families is set for next week at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center.
The RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo will take place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the convention center at 1500 Broadway in downtown Tacoma.
The free event is organized by Cincinattibased RecruitMilitary in cooperation with The American Legion.
More than 300 people are expected to attend, organizers said in a news release Monday. About 25 employers, franchisors and educational institutions will be represented, including Lockheed Martin Corp., Military Sealift Command, Northrop Grumman, National Nuclear Security Administration, and U.S. Customs & Border Protection.