NAS WHITING FIELD, Milton, Fla.—The Fleet and Family Support Center at Naval Air Station Whiting Field is sponsoring its twenty-fourth annual Job Fair Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  The annual event will be held in Sikes Hall onboard Naval Air Station Whiting Field.



Many local, regional and national businesses will be represented at the Job Fair.  Sikes Hall, a spacious, indoor, air-conditioned facility, will be provided for approximately 80 employers to set up individual displays and recruiting booths.  Military friendly employers are strongly encouraged to attend.  Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Job Fair is open to the public, there are no admittance fees.  Job seekers attending this event are encouraged to bring several copies of their resume with them to this event.



Job Fairs provide a unique opportunity for the employer and those seeking employment to actually discuss the job possibilities available.  More than 1,000 prospective employees attended the 2012 fair with greater than 600 interviews and 110 hires occurring during the day. The event is regularly lauded by businesses as one of the largest and best organized in Northwest Florida.



Wounded active duty members, retired members and their spouses and family members are welcome.  This is a veteran friendly event.



Employers may phone Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Fleet and Family Support Center at (850) 623-7177, or fax (850) 623-7642 or (850) 623-7690 to request a booth at this event.  Emails may be sent to Darryl.Johnson2@navy.mil, or Terri.Maddox@navy.mil.