Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee

Military Affairs Committee

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The Military Affairs Committee provides recognition to our local military community, which is comprised of active duty personnel, reserve personnel, veterans and their respective spouses and families; helps members of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce conduct more business with Nellis, Creech and the Nevada National Security Site; and encourages businesses to hire veterans.

2019 M.A.C. Night Out

M.A.C. (Military Affairs Committee) Night Out 2019, in partnership with the City of Las Vegas, welcomed nearly 200 attendees to support outstanding servicemen and servicewomen in Southern Nevada, as well as two local businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the military and veteran communities in the Las Vegas Metro area. The 2019 honorees are Senior Airman Brenda, Technical Sergeant Cody, Senior Master Sergeant Christopher, Captain Joshua, Senior Airman Zachary, Technical Sergeant Nieko, Master Sergeant Robert, Captain Scott, Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada, Inc. and Protective Force International. Our communities are stronger because of the work these honorees do on a daily basis, and we are grateful to celebrate their efforts.

Event Highlights

 

Military Resources

VetCentral
A job search to help you match military skills with civilian opportunities.

Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation
Labor statistics, job opportunities, certification information, and other useful employment resources.

Nevada Job Connect
A statewide network that connects businesses with employees, all in one convenient system.

Silver State Works
Helping to put Nevadans back to work.

My Next Move for Veterans
Helping veterans plan their post-military careers.

National Resource Directory
An online partnership for wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, their families, and those who support them.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
A central place for health care, benefits, and other information and resources available from the federal government to U.S. veterans and their families.

Hiring Veterans

Hiring a veteran can bring a new level of knowledge and experience to your organization. Here are some resources employers can use when hiring a veteran.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Veterans Opportunity to Work for Employers
Information on incentives and tax credits for employers hiring and training veterans.

Career OneStop Business Center: Hire a Vet
Post job openings, find out how to translate military skills, and get information on tax incentive eligibility.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service
U.S. Department of Labor-specific information on hiring incentives, identifying yourself as a veteran-friendly employer, and other U.S. DOL resources.
Private Security Jobs
Vetted defense and private security jobs & personnel.

Committee Chair – J.D. Daniels

Jim (JD) Daniels is the division manger for emergency services and operation support for National Security Technologies, LLC, the management and operating contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office. He is responsible for managing the emergency response organization that encompasses fire & rescue operations, medical response, command & control operations, and emergency management. Previously, he managed the operations command center for the Nevada Nuclear Security Site, including more than 950 emergency notifications and scheduling 18,000 aviation flights over the site. Daniels has more than 30 years of experience working in command and control facilities, including 21 years in the U.S. Air Force. He is also actively involved with the Leadership Las Vegas program, and is a 2012 graduate. He serves as chairman of the Metro Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee.

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