AMVETS, working with a broad coalition of other veterans service organizations, is committed to seeking full access to employment opportunities for our nationís veterans. It is important that programs and policies at the federal level continue to help veterans establish private businesses by providing them with technical, financial and procurement assistance, thus allowing more of them to become part of the American work force.

AMVETS will remain vigilant in supporting the delivery of federally funded programs that ensure priority employment and training services for veterans. We believe the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) is a quality program and a key component in the assimilation of veterans into the workforce and should be established at every DoD installation.

AMVETS, therefore, seeks actions that willó