AFTA-Cincinnati is so proud of the men and women who are serving our country and now many are coming home from overseas.  As part of our on-going effort to support them, we are opening this web page to provide information on opportunities for education and employment in the Tri-State area (OH, KY, IN) around Cincinnati.  On this page we will be posting information and links as we become aware of them.  We hope you will visit this page often and pass this link along to your fellow service men and women.

Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for our country.

Joyce Elkus
Founder & President


Education/Job Information & Links (Updated 12/13/2018)

U.S. Government House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Program:

Job opportunity - apply on link below for paid fellowship program working for the House of Representatives. Paid, full time job. 

Application deadline is January 5, 2019.

Any individuals are interested in the WWP (Wounded Warrior Program), not the project.  Please be sure to read requirements before applying.

YOU MUST BE A VETERAN AND MEET ALL THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: Honorably discharged; Released from active duty within the last five years; Pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3; 20% or greater service connected disability rating (Purple Heart recipients are exempt from the service connected disability rating requirement). Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement (TERA) retirement are not eligible for the program. NO WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED.



201 E. Fifth Street
Suite 1900
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Office:  (513) 766-9454
Phone: (513) 226-2864

Veterans Employment Staffing

Click on this icon to see their flyer.



Local colleges and universities with veteran education assistance programs:

Gateway Community and Technical College (main campus)
500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042
859 442-1682

The Gateway Vets Program can create a career pathway map, outlining academic goals and how those goals match current labor market demands. They will help Veterans with the admission process, registering for classes, and using the GI Bill. The also help new students use STEP and CLEPl tests to gain college credit for an individual's military training and experience. Resume workshops, veteran-focused social events and job placement with local employers are some of the benefits you will get from joining the Gateway Vets Program.  If you are interested, please contact Daniel Ridley at 859-422-4114 or email at


Gateway Community and Technical College 

Gateway Community and Technical College is seeking 48 veterans to enroll during the spring semester.  Their 12 week session begins in February and they are happy to speak to veterans about the GI Bill and Gateway's academic majors.  If you need further information or know other veterans who may also be interested – please contact Daniel at 859-442-4114 or Chris at 859-442-4171. Please mention that you saw this information on our website at . Thank you!

Cincinnati State


Helpful Employment website links:  (formerly We Help Women)


Employers in Greater Cincinnati Area who are reported to be hiring veterans:

Many Arts Organizations seeking employees

Cincinnati Police Department (extra hiring credit for veterans)

Fifth Third Bank

Macy's Department Stores


Home Depot




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