Members of the Native American Women Warriors, a Native veterans group.
The Indian Health Service said it will hire more Native American veterans. Native veterans make up about 6 percent of the workforce at IHS. The goal is to increase that rate to 9 percent. "The IHS will recruit veterans by setting hiring goals, engaging in active outreach, and using existing and new partnerships to create additional career opportunities," the agency said in a press release today. The Bureau of Indian Affairs also announced plans this month to hire more Native veterans. Get the Story:
Press Release: IHS launches Veterans Hiring Initiative (IHS 6/27)
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