Vets Returning Home Need Jobs

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[Editor's Note: Once the fanfare ends when a veteran returns from deployment, what then? Learn more about the plight of veterans returning and needing jobs. - Paula G]

Vets Coming Home Need Jobs Not Parades

Job stimulus proposals don’t get a lot of support these days even though there are 14 million people out of work and a jobless rate of 9.1 percent. But maybe people would think differently if they considered the men and women who sacrificed their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan.

I don’t know if you heard, but 33,000 of them will be heading home in the next year and they’ll be heading into one of the worse job markets in decades, a job market that’s even crummier for them.

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