HEMPSTEAD - A job fair specially tailored for out-of-work veterans was held in Nassau County today.

The Nassau County's All Veteran Jobs and Support Services Fair was held at Nassau Community College.

Officials say there are more than 2,000 veterans on Long Island currently looking for work. Many employers say the hard work, dedication and loyalty that these men and women are known for makes them ideal employees.

In addition to employment opportunities, the fair also offered vocational training and educational information.