ANCHORAGE, Alaska -

A major job fair aimed at hiring veterans and their spouses will be held Friday, November 8 at the University Center.

More than 120 employers and 1,500 job seekers are expected, according to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The Dept. of Labor says it’s consistently the largest job fair in Alaska each year.

Besides hiring veterans, the state says employers can receive substantial tax credits.

Job Fair Info:

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
University Center Mall
3801 Old Seward Highway

Veterans Day, observed on Nov. 11, marks the anniversary of the World War I armistice that ended hostilities on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.