Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley (OH) is dedicating a new program to the meaningful, long-term employment of veterans in the Miami Valley. The Veterans and Employers Connection is a community partnership led by the Goodwill intended to meets the needs of veterans and employers in the area by coordinating a broad range of resources available to them.
Anyone who has worn the uniform of the United States military including National Guard members, Reservists, and those in process of transitioning from active duty is eligible to participate. The Goodwill has seen a variety of interested participants from post-Vietnam to post-9/11 veterans.
Col. Daniel M. Semsel, USAF, (Retired), has been hired as program manager to lead the Connection program. After a 25-year military career and five deployments, Semsel manages the program that helps veterans successfully transition into the civilian workforce.