Federal Resources

Military Career (After Military Career)

Contact Information

(518) 743-0925
Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Department’s compelling mission to make a difference in the lives of our fellow citizens encourages our workforce and draws candidates seeking to join our team. The threats and challenges facing the Department and the nation are complex and constantly evolving. Now more than ever, DHS must recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce.

As part of this commitment, DHS is seeking qualified individuals to fill mission-critical and mission support positions in: law enforcement, business operations, mission support, immigration, travel security, prevention and response, cyber, information technology, engineering, intelligence, emergency management, and many more.

Dates and Time (all are Eastern Time)

Target Audience (but open to all)
Monday, November 4
6-9 p.m.

Thursday, November 14
1-4 p.m.

People with Disabilities, College Students, Graduates and Professionals
Monday, December 2
5-8 p.m.

To register for the above webinars and to learn more, visit https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/hiring-event.

Please share this information with friends and family. For more information on career opportunities at DHS, please visit www.dhs.gov/careers.

Veterans Education Benefits

Chapter 33* – Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. The Post-9/11 GI Bill is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The Member 4 copy of your DD 214 is required. This program will pay eligible individual’s tuition and fees** directly to the school. Students will also receive an annual books and supplies stipend of $1,000 paid proportionately based on enrollment. The program will also pay a monthly housing allowance based on the Basic Allowance for Housing for an E-5 with dependents based on the zip code of the school. Information on the housing allowance rates can be found at http://www.defense travel.dod.mil.perdiem.bah.html. To apply for this benefit, please email our Veterans Benefit Advisor at Ruben.Acevedo@Veterans.NY.Gov

Chapter 30 – The Montgomery G.I. Bill. This program provides educational benefits to individuals that served on active duty. The Member 4 copy of your DD 214 is required. To apply for this benefit please visit http:/www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-22-1990-ARE.pdf.

Chapter 31* – Vocational Rehabilitation for Service-Disabled Veterans. This program is for individuals who have a service connected disability. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs determines that training and rehabilitation services are needed to overcome an employment barrier. Veterans should contact the Chapter 31 Case Manager at the VA Medical Center, 113 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. The Case Manager can be reached by phone at (518)626-5692 or (518)626-5693. Once eligibility has been established, the Case Manager will issue a signed 22-1995, either to the student or to SUNY Adirondack Veterans’ School Certifying Official.

Chapter 35 – Dependents Education Assistance Program. This program is for the dependents (spouse or children) of individuals who die or are permanently disabled from service connected causes. To apply for this benefit, please email our Veterans Benefit Advisor at Ruben.Acevedo@Veterans.NY.Gov

Chapter 1606 and/or 1607 – Montgomery G.I. Bill-Selected Reserve. These programs are available to members of the Selected Reserve, including the National Guard. The form DD2384 (NOBE) is required. To apply for this benefit please email our Veterans Benefit Advisor at Ruben.Acevedo@Veterans.NY.Gov

*Students receiving these awards will have reduced eligibility for NYS awards which are intended to cover tuition charges only.

Federal Agencies

Albany Stratton VA Medical Center
(518) 626-5000

Armed Forces Foundation
(202) 547-4713 or Armed Forces Foundation

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Department of Veterans Affairs
(telephone assistance service) (800) 827-1000

Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
(518) 581-9128

Glens Falls VA CBOC – Primary Care Clinic
(518) 798-6066

Hero 2 Hired

Lifeline for Vets

Make the Connection

Military.com (Veteran Jobs)

Military One Source

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
(877) 424-3838

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
(800) 838-4357


Zero Suicide

Suicide Prevention Center
(518) 485-7647

Soldiers’ Angels
(626) 529-5114


SOLDIER ON Veterans Outreach

VA Caregiver Support
(855) 260-3274 or

Veterans Crisis Line 24/7
(800) 273-8255 Press 1

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP)

VFW National Home Helpline

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
(518) 434-1015