The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), 28 Texas Workforce Solutions Boards and the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) have partnered to host Hiring Red, White & You!, the second annual collection of statewide job fairs for veterans and military spouses as part of a veterans awareness campaign initiated by Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Medical Center surgeon and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston professor Dr. “Red” Duke Jr, to connect our returning veterans in Texas with employers who are hiring.

The job fairs will take place on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at 27 locations across the state, including the Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend in the Sunrise Career Center; 5858 South Padre Island Drive, Suite 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Locations and times are listed at:

The job fairs are free to all Texas employers, veterans and military spouses.

Last year’s Hiring Red, White & You! job fairs attracted more than 12,000 veterans and 1,400 employers statewide, and resulted in approximately 2,800 hires by participating employers. Information on how employers and job seekers can participate and the job fair locations may be found at

The Hiring Red, White & You! Public Service Announcement featuring Gov. Perry and Dr. Duke can be found on YouTube at