Military Affairs Committee

The Military Affairs Committee provides recognition to our local military community, which is comprised of active-duty personnel, reserve personnel, veterans, and their respective spouses and families; help members of the Vegas Chamber conduct more business with Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada National Security Site; and encourages businesses to hire veterans.

  • M.A.C. Committee Articles
  • Military Resources

    Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation
    Labor statistics, job opportunities, certification information, and other useful employment resources.

    Nevada Job Connect
    A statewide network that connects businesses with employees, all in one convenient system.

    Silver State Works
    Helping to put Nevadans back to work.

    My Next Move for Veterans
    Helping veterans plan their post-military careers.

    National Resource Directory
    An online partnership for wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, their families, and those who support them.
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    A central place for health care, benefits, and other information and resources available from the federal government to U.S. veterans and their families. has been dedicated to raising awareness on the dangers of asbestos exposure since 1996. Veterans make up over 30% of those impacted by mesothelioma, and our organization provides information and resources for patients and their families. We engage with communities that can benefit from knowing more about mesothelioma research, news, and preventative measures.”
  • Hiring Veterans

    Hiring a veteran can bring a new level of knowledge and experience to your organization. Here are some resources employers can use when hiring a veteran.

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Veterans Opportunity to Work for Employers
    Information on incentives and tax credits for employers hiring and training veterans.

    Career OneStop Business Center: Hire a Vet
    Post job openings, find out how to translate military skills, and get information on tax incentive eligibility.

    U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service
    U.S. Department of Labor-specific information on hiring incentives, identifying yourself as a veteran-friendly employer, and other U.S. DOL resources.
    Private Security Jobs
    Vetted defense and private security jobs & personnel.
  • 2019 M.A.C. Night Out

    M.A.C. (Military Affairs Committee) Night Out 2019, in partnership with the City of Las Vegas, welcomed nearly 200 attendees to support outstanding servicemen and servicewomen in Southern Nevada, as well as two local businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the military and veteran communities in the Las Vegas Metro area. The 2019 honorees are Senior Airman Brenda, Technical Sergeant Cody, Senior Master Sergeant Christopher, Captain Joshua, Senior Airman Zachary, Technical Sergeant Nieko, Master Sergeant Robert, Captain Scott, Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada, Inc. and Protective Force International. Our communities are stronger because of the work these honorees do on a daily basis, and we are grateful to celebrate their efforts.

    Event Highlights
  • Committee Chair – J.D. Daniels

    Jim (JD) Daniels is the division manager for emergency services and operation support for National Security Technologies, LLC, the management and operating contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office. He is responsible for managing the emergency response organization that encompasses fire & rescue operations, medical response, command & control operations, and emergency management. Previously, he managed the operations command center for the Nevada Nuclear Security Site, including more than 950 emergency notifications and scheduling 18,000 aviation flights over the site. Daniels has more than 30 years of experience working in command and control facilities, including 21 years in the U.S. Air Force. He is also actively involved with the Leadership Las Vegas program and is a 2012 graduate. He serves as chairman of the Vegas Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee.