JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host the sixth annual Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit beginning with a Military Spouse Employment Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24. The symposium will be followed by a networking event for service members, military spouses and veterans from 5 to 7 p.m.

Both events will take place at the American Lake Conference Center on Lewis North.

From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 25, attendees will be offered a series of career planning workshops, employer panel discussions and a LinkedIn premium membership overview with free professional head-shot photograph at the American Lake Conference Center.

The summit will culminate with a hiring fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 25. Local, regional and national employers will meet with attendees at the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade's hangar on Lewis Main.

The summit is designed to help service members, spouses and veterans gain the tools to successfully navigate the civilian hiring process and find a meaningful civilian career.

These events are free and open to active-duty service members, guardsmen, reservists, military spouses and veterans. Visit www.hiringourheroes.org/events to preregister.