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Hire Our Heroes Event In Miami On Thursday

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Jose Cirineo (L), Jose Cirineo, Jr. and Charles Portland talk to recruiters at the U.S. Gas and Electric, Inc. Company as they look for jobs during the RecruitMilitary Career Fair at Land Shark Stadium on August 20, 2009 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jose Cirineo (L), Jose Cirineo, Jr. and Charles Portland talk to recruiters at the U.S. Gas and Electric, Inc. Company as they look for jobs during the RecruitMilitary Career Fair at Land Shark Stadium on August 20, 2009 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida veterans and military service members who are in need of a job can get help at the Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opprtunity Expo.

More than 30 organizations will be on site with national, regional and local opportunities.

The Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo will be part of a nationwide initiative to increase the hiring of veterans by producing special career fair hiring events.

The local expo will take place Thursday, November 10th at Sun Life Stadium from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The event, held by RecruitMilitary.com in cooperation with the American Legion, will help corporate America respond to a challenge issued on Aug. 5 by President Barrack Obama. Speaking at the Washington Navy Yard, the president challenged businesses to hire or train 100,000 unemployed veterans or their spouses by the end of 2013.

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