A job fair held at the Post Falls National Guard Armory Wednesday had a simple goal: Put local veterans in the same room with 40 local businesses to help them find jobs.
For all they've been through and the training they've received, veterans like Chad Salter can handle a job fair.
"You're at ease because you know, the people are here to help you,"Salter said of the 'Hiring Our Heroes' event.
Salter is from Colville and served six years in the Army, then later worked for the Spokane VA Medical Center for two years. Now, two weeks away from finishing his Masters in business, Salter is on the job hunt again.
"We're easy to train. You think about a veteran, they're hard chargers. They're there early in the morning, they're there late at night," Salter said.
The introductions made at the job fair were provided by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce event 'Hiring Our Heroes.'According to the program, since March 2011 it's helped more than 100,000 military veterans and their spouses get hired across the country.