AUGUSTA —The Western Avenue Armory in Augusta will host a job fair geared to military veterans.

The job fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday and include 40 employers and career resource tables. The Maine Bureau of Human Resources, Maine Department of Labor, Maine Military & Community Network and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve are hosting the event.

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Organizers say the event is geared toward veterans but is open to the public. They say it will be a chance for veterans and their families to learn about government job opportunities in security, law enforcement, engineering, transportation and other fields.

First lady Ann LePage will speak at the event.