NORFOLK-If you're married to someone in the military - active duty or retired - more than two dozens companies are looking to hire you.

There's a the Military Spouse Employment Program Hiring Fair and Career Forum on Tuesday, at the Sheraton Waterside Hotel in downtown Norfolk.

Sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Hiring Our Heroes, the event is open to spouses of Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, Veteran, Gold Star Spouses, Veterans, Active Duty Military, and members of Guard and Reserve.

At the fair, you'll meet employers who want to hire you, get help on creating or updating your resume and more. Participating companies include AutoZone, Henrico and Norfolk Police departments, Navy Exchange Command Services, Starbucks and USAA.

The forum is from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the hotel located at 777 Waterside Drive in Norfolk. Click here for registration and other information.

Hiring Our Heroes was started in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses find meaningful employment

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