Launched in 2010 by Missouri Governor Nixon, the ‘Show-Me Heroes’ initiative helps Missouri’s veterans and members of the National Guard & Reserve reconnect with meaningful careers, and showcases Missouri employers who have pledged to do so. Across Missouri, 1,834 companies have taken the Show-Me Heroes pledge and about 1,500 veterans have been hired by those companies.
Currently Missouri has dedicated Veterans Outreach staff stationed at most Missouri Career Centers located throughout the state. Local Veterans Employment Representatives provide assistance in job placement and accessing needed services and Disabled Veterans Outreach Program specialists provide case management and develop career and job training opportunities for veterans, with special emphasis on veterans with service-connected disabilities. For more details on the above and the rest of the program, visit the State of Missouri’s Show-Me Heroes webpage at or call 1-800-592-6020.