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

[email protected]

Tuscaloosa County Veterans Service Office

Eric Ervin

Phone : (205) 349-3870

[email protected]

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

[email protected]

Shelton State Community College Office of Veterans Affairs

Eric Prewitt

Phone: (205) 391-3977

[email protected]

West Alabama Officer’s Association

COL David Hartin

(205) 556-7626

[email protected]

US Department of Labor
Veteran Hiring Information

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

[email protected]

American Legion

Post 34- Tuscaloosa

COL David Hartin

(205) 556-7626

[email protected]

Marine Corps League

Johnny M Spann Detachment #1272

[email protected]