LATHAM, NY -- Kristen Cargill, a representive from Northwestern Mutual Financial Network (left) speaks with New York Army Guard Soldier 1st Lt. John Scott (right) at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair held at the New York National Guard armory here on Oct. 16. Over 200 veterans and service members took the opportunity to meet with about 70 potential employers, including Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Federal Express, General Electric, Time Warner Cable, National Grid and CVS Pharmacy stores. The New York National Guard has also hosted “Hiring Our Heroes” events across New York state in places like Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo, Farmingdale, Peekskill and Binghamton.