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Friday, March 09, 2007

NGWRC Seeks Service Member/Veterans Service Representatives For Training and Deployment to Kuwait, Assist Returning OIF Troops

Very pleased to pass along the following job opportunity:

Position Vacancy Announcement
Service Member/Veterans Service Representative
Service Base Kuwait Program

The National Gulf War Resource Center (NGWRC) announces a unique and exciting opportunity to serve members of the armed forces currently engaged in Operation Iraqi Freedom. A limited number of Service Member/Veterans Service Representatives will be selected for training and deployment to Kuwait to provide direct education, training and representational services to troops that are in the process of returning to the United States following their duties overseas.

The service representatives will be responsible for counseling returning service members with respect to available military and civilian health care programs, disability compensation benefits and other kinds of assistance to which they are entitled because of their military service, as well as preparing applications for such benefits. The positions will be based in Kansas City and will require at least two years of service in Kuwait over the course of three years.

Experience in military, veterans and Social Security law and benefits is preferred. Applicants must meet federal eligibility requirements for an accredited Veterans Service Representative [see pdf]. Previous overseas deployment, military experience, written and verbal advocacy skills, and experience with case management databases and Microsoft Office are assets for these positions.

Successful applicants will receive a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health and life insurance, vacation, secured overseas housing and transportation. To apply by e-mail, please send a resume and a brief writing sample to no later than noon Central Time, Monday, March 26th.

Paul Davidson
Executive Director

National Gulf War Resource Center, Inc. &
Veterans of Modern Warfare, Inc.
3027 Walnut St, KC MO 64108
voice 816-531-7183 or toll free 866-531-7183
fax 816-531-7184

Sounds like very worthy and necessary work. ^5 to NGWRC for offering this valuable resource to our returning troops.

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