Sen. Coats Teams Up for Hire a Hoosier Vet Job Fair

Hoosier employers will soon have the opportunity to discover the skills and talents of Indiana’s veterans, as Senator Dan Coats has announced his partnership with several organizations in hosting the seventh annual “Operation Hire a Hoosier Veteran” Job Fair, planned for April 10 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Coats said it is the duty of state officials to do everything they can to help their brave veterans re-enter the workforce, and said he hopes all Hoosiers will help spread the word about the event. He expressed Hoosier veterans bring unique skills, leadership abilities and experience that can benefit the workplace, making them valuable, hardworking employees.

The job fair is sponsored by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve as well as many other organizations, and more than 100 employers are expected to be in attendance, looking to hire qualified applicants.

All service members and veterans are welcome to attend this event at no cost, but attendees are asked to pre-register at and bring picture identification to the event. All employers wishing to take part in this event must register online at

The job fair will take place April 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, within the Agriculture/Horticulture Building at 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis.