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A career fair focused on getting veterans back on their feet is being held Thursday in the metro.

The event is at the Freedom Center at Camp Dodge in Johnston and is open to active military, guard and reserve members, along with veterans. Spouses are also welcome to participate. A government issued ID is required for entry.

From 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. there will be resume reviews, mock interviews and coaching. A free lunch will follow.

From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., over 30 companies will take applications and conduct interviews.

The Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs and Home Base Iowa teamed up to organize the event.