Veteran Information and Programs

There are many programs in West Alabama to assist veterans in their career search.  Many of these programs are also designed to help employers understand the value and benefits of hiring our veterans.  Below you will find a list of agencies with specific programs to assist in these areas.

Tuscaloosa Career Center

Dave Drake, Veterans Representative

Phone : (205) 758-7591 Ex. 239

Dave.Drake@alcc.alabama.gov

Tuscaloosa County Veterans Service Office

Eric Ervin

Phone : (205) 349-3870

Eric.Ervin@va.alabama.gov

Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

John Merkle, Administrator

Phone : (205) 554-2000

University of Alabama Office of Veterans and Military Affairs

Alex Bynum

Phone: (205) 348-0983

akbynum@sa.ua.edu

Shelton State Community College Office of Veterans Affairs

Eric Prewitt

Phone: (205) 391-3977

eric.prewitt@sheltonstate.edu

West Alabama Officer’s Association

COL David Hartin

(205) 556-7626

dhartin@comcast.net

US Department of Labor
Veteran Hiring Information

https://www.dol.gov/vets/hire/index.htm

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Post 6022 (South Tuscaloosa County)

Christopher Scalla

Phone: (205) 553-8040

Military Order of the Purple Heart

Tuscaloosa Chapter

James Burch

Phone: (205) 345-6355

burchman03@att.net

American Legion

Post 34- Tuscaloosa

COL David Hartin

(205) 556-7626

dhartin@comcast.net

Marine Corps League

Johnny M Spann Detachment #1272

commandant@tuscaloosamarines.org