Rep. Bost offering job for wounded warrior

Rep. Bost offering job for wounded warrior
Through the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program, Rep. Bost is wanting to hire a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran to work out of his O’Fallon or Carbondale, Illinois offices.

O’FALLON, IL (KFVS) - U.S. Representative Mike Bost is hoping to add a military veteran with specific specifications to his staff.

Through the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program, Rep. Bost is wanting to hire a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran to work out of his O’Fallon or Carbondale, Illinois offices.

According to Bost’s office, the veteran chosen will be part of a community outreach efforts and act as a coordinator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies.

Veterans interested in applying to the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program must meet all of the following requirements:

  •  Honorably discharged
  • Released from active duty within the last five years
  • Terminal pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3
  •  20 percent or greater service connected disabilities (waived if you have a Purple Heart)

Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement Authorization are not eligible.

Click here and search “Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program” for more information and how to apply.

“We made a promise to our veterans that we will care for them when they return from battle. Making sure we honor that commitment is one of my highest priorities. That’s why I’m pleased to be working with the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program to provide a unique opportunity for a Southern Illinois veteran to be part of our congressional office, helping their community and gaining new skills for the future.”
Rep. Mike Bost, (R) 12th District of Illinois

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