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News | April 6, 2023

​Fort Riley hosting Hiring our Heroes event

By 1ID Public Affairs

RELEASE NO. 23-015

Fort Riley will again host the “Hiring Our Heroes” career summit in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The event is April 13, beginning at 9 a.m. at Riley’s Community Center.

The career summit is a specialized event designed to educate, inform, inspire and connect service members, veterans, military spouses and caregivers with military-ready employers. All service members, military spouses, veterans and caregivers are invited.

Organizers expect 90 employers to participate and many will be prepared to interview and hire potential employees. Companies participating in the event range from America’s largest employers to many smaller companies from across the region.

The event opens with morning workshops ranging from career planning to using digital networking sites to resume writing and interviewing. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. The afternoon will feature a hiring fair from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Hiring Our Heroes career summit will help Soldiers preparing to leave the military and those who expect to stay in the military for many years to make connections and understand the opportunities that exist for them and their families.

Service members, veterans, military spouses and caregivers should pre-register for the career summit at

For more information, call the Fort Riley Transition Assistance Program office at 785-239-2278.

Fort Riley previously hosted this event in 2019 and 2022.

Media interested in covering the Hiring Our Heroes career summit should contact the Fort Riley Public Affairs Office at or 785-239-3033 by 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 12.

Fort Riley Public Affairs Office