Hiring Our Heroes
MEMPHIS- On October 22, 2015 the US Chamber of Commerce and Fort Campbell, KY hosted a National Transition Summit in support of transitioning service members.
Fort Campbell transitions more than 5,000 service members out of the military each year.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection recruiting team consisting of Office of Field Operations, U.S. Border Patrol and Air and Marine Operations participated in the transition event hosted by the U.S. Army. Over 1500 Soldiers within 18 months of the end of their service attended. Customs and Border Protection had 300 soldiers who are now submitting resumes and project that 200 will take the written exam as early as Nov. 3.
Port of Nashville CBP Officer Crystal Lopera and National Frontline Recruitment Command - Chief Ane Whyte from the Port of Chicago spoke to approximately 1,000 Soldiers through the course of the day.
Visit the CBP careers page for more information about the different careers within U.S. Customs and Border Proctection.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.