Stauber Seeks Veteran for Wounded Warrior Fellowship in Hermantown Office

January 6, 2020
Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that he is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a two-year fellowship in his Hermantown office. Duties include working as a constituent services representative, performing legislative work, attending local meetings and events on behalf of the Congressman, and serving as a liaison to local veteran organizations.

“I am pleased to announce that my office has been chosen to participate in the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program,” said Stauber. “As a husband of an Iraq war veteran, I believe we have a duty to ensure our nation’s heroes have opportunities to succeed when they transition back to civilian life. I know that our heroes have a valuable set of skills, so I am looking forward to having someone in my district office utilize this skillset as they work to help families across Minnesota’s Eighth District.”

The Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program was established by the House of Representatives to provide employment opportunities for wounded or disabled veterans within Member offices. Interested veterans should go to https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search “Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program” for more information on how to apply.

The program is limited to veterans who meet the following requirements: Honorably discharged, released from active duty within the past five years, terminal pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3, 20 percent or greater service-connected disabilities (waived if you have a Purple Heart). Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement Reauthorization (TERA) retirement are not eligible for the program.

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