Veterans’ Employment Issues and Services

Presenter Bio - David Silva, San Diego Veterans Employment Representative,    California EDD

David Silva works for the veterans program of the California Employment Development Department. They are the California portion of a network that helps veterans find work in all 50 US states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. He does outreach to fellow veterans and separating service members at America's Job Centers, military installations, colleges and universities, job fairs, through the Veterans Administration, through veteran service organizations, shelters, community groups, and social media.  He is a veteran of the US Navy and the Army National Guard and he served in the Persian Gulf for Desert Storm and in Iraq for Iraqi Freedom.