The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services' Employment and Training Workforce Centers offer employment and training services to Veterans from all services. All local Workforce Center staff provide career guidance, job search, resume writing, skills assessments, labor market information, supportive services and training support to eligible Veterans. To register online, go to wyomingatwork.com.
Veterans or eligible spouses who qualify for Priority of Service receive precedence to general services, open position notification and referrals to training.
Veteran Priority of Service means the right of eligible covered individuals to take precedence over eligible non-covered individuals in obtaining services. The covered person receives access to the service or resource earlier in time than the non-covered person. If the service or resource is limited, the covered person receives access to the service or resource instead of or before an equally qualified non-covered person.
Covered individuals include a veteran or eligible spouse.
A Veteran, for purposes of Priority of Service, is a person who served in the active military, naval or air service, and who was discharged or released there from under conditions other than dishonorable, as specified in 38 U.S.C. 101(2). Active service includes full-time duty in the National Guard or a Reserve component, other than full-time duty for training purposes.
An eligible spouse is defined as the spouse of any of the following:
- Any veteran who died of a service-connected disability
- Any member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who, at the time of application for the Priority, is listed in one or more of the following categories and has been so listed for a total of more than 90 days.
- Missing in action
- Captured in line of duty by a hostile force
- Forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power
- Any veteran who has a total disability resulting from a service-connected disability, as evaluated by the Department of Veterans Affairs
- Any veteran who died while a disability was in existence
Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program Specialists
Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program Specialists provide intensive services to meet the employment needs of Veterans and eligible spouses with maximum emphasis directed toward serving those who are economically or educationally disadvantaged, including homeless Veterans and Veterans with barriers to employment.
Local Veterans' Employment Representatives
Local Veterans' Employment Representatives conduct outreach to employers in the area to assist Veterans in gaining employment for recently separated Veterans, including conducting seminars for employers, conducting job search workshops and establishing job search groups in conjunction with employers, job development for difficult to place Veterans and assistance with Federal Job placements.
Veteran Representatives continuously partner and refer Veterans to state and federal agencies and other Veteran service providers for labor exchange services other than employment and training. They also participate heavily and conduct job fairs for employers with open positions and Veterans currently seeking employment. Check for the Veterans Representative in your area.
The Transition Assistance Program
The Transition Assistance Program gives transitioning Active Duty, Guard and Reserve military members valuable re-employment tools. It is conducted on a monthly basis at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne.