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The new U.S. veteran: Young and looking for work

Mar 20, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released data on unemployment among U.S. veterans, and the numbers aren't pretty. A big part of the problem: Many recent veterans are in a demographic which is suffering joblessness already -- young Americans.
Posted In: veterans, Jobs, Unemployment, sequester

New veterans might have tough time finding work

Feb 28, 2013
Thousands scheduled to return from Afghanistan face job competition from earlier veterans.
Posted In: veterans, Jobs

Walmart promises to hire vets: What are the challenges?

Jan 15, 2013
Even with big promises from major employers such as Walmart, the employment of returning military poses challenges.
Posted In: Walmart, Jobs, veterans

A job market for vets helping vets

Dec 10, 2012
Thousands of veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan need counseling and their fellow soldiers are helping to meet the demand.
Posted In: veterans, trauma, mental health, PTSD

Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Posted In: veterans, homeless, military, disability, Vietnam, Iraq, afghanistan

Social network aims to help veterans get the jump on jobs

Nov 12, 2012
On this Veterans Day holiday, two retired officers are launching a new social network -- only for the military.
Posted In: military, veterans, Jobs, social network

Veterans benefits then and now

Nov 12, 2012
There's been a social safety net for returning war veterans for generations. But are benefits still as good as they used to be?
Posted In: veterans

A veteran serves his country through farming

Nov 9, 2012
Most of us don't think of the words "farmer" and "soldier" together. But surprisingly, farming may be a great option for soldiers returning home from war.
Posted In: farming, farmers, veterans, PTSD

Arizona board grants emergency funds to needy vets

Nov 9, 2012
Vets often face long delays in resolving disability claims, and need assistance to tide them over.
Posted In: veterans, disability, Iran, afghanistan, Vietnam

Veterans groups jump into U.S. Senate race in Arizona

Sep 27, 2012
VoteVets Action Fund and Majority PAC say Rep. Jeff Flake has failed America's soldiers
Posted In: 2012 election, arizona, veterans, super PAC

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