Kroger holding open interviews for vets and their families Wednesday

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Kroger will hold open interviews Wednesday for all military veterans and their family members.

Those interested in a position can apply at and go to a store on Nov. 9 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. An appointment isn’t necessary. Kroger offers “mobile apply” so job-seekers can submit applications through their smartphones or tablets.

This is the third and final one-day hiring event Kroger is hosting this year.

The company hired more than 11,496 new associates during its May 14 event, and more than 12,500 new associates during its Aug. 9 event.

Kroger hired more than 7,000 veterans in 2015, and has hired more than 35,000 veterans since 2009 as part of the “Honoring Our Heroes” program. The Honoring Our Heroes program, Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Hampton Roads, has raised more than $14 million since 2010 to help support USO programs.