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Local military servicemen in the QCA had the chance to explore new opportunities at the Rock Island Arsenal. It was a combined employment and education event open to active duty military, veterans and federal civilians and family members.
     
The fair stems from the veterans opportunity to work act and Hiring Heroes program.

"We really owe them a debt of gratitude for the service they have provided," said Renee Michl, HR director at Rock Island Garrison. "A lot of us will never know what that's like and it's important to support them and their transition back into civilian life."

Some active duty personnel were also there looking at options for the future once they leave the military in a few years.