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On the job front now among the millions of Americans out of work.
More than a 100000.
Veterans struggling after returning from serving overseas Phil Keating is live in Miami.
-- how some companies are hoping to change that and put our vets back to work -- I dragged veterans coming home from warfare can often find the transition frustrating really difficult from warrior to civilian.
Especially when it comes to finding that civilian job but with war tested skills and employers who value them.
The jobs can be found.
Five years ago and Iraq Braxton -- loaded F sixteens with lethal firepower.
Anywhere from department of -- -- To -- -- missiles.
And it 2007.
A roadside bomb destroyed Joshua -- Jerry's kneecap a comeback in OK what am I gonna do.
That's the ultimate question any major challenge stressing those veterans.
After months of looking -- Jerry landed -- G4S secure solutions.
That's hooked up with the Ryder corporation managing drivers.
It took me awhile before actually did get my foot in the door and it was mainly imports and -- showing up every day.
And letting them know there was are we going anywhere until like -- part of.
Many US companies like Verizon JPMorgan Chase have credential values job -- to specifically recruit veterans.
Writer aims to hire a thousand bets over the next year G4S 6000.
It's one of the smartest decisions because there he has skills and set their mind you know -- just -- is not a follow orders they're not gonna question authority.
A job recruiters say that's also -- highly adaptable with -- tested experience accomplishing the mission.
But I would tell any importers.
You're missing a tremendous opportunity if you're not offering employment opportunities to veterans.
The new Labor Department -- numbers out this morning show the national unemployment rate at eight point 1% but for veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq.
That number is ten point 9% substantially higher but for veterans is down from the year average of about 12% last year but this morning.
In Pennsylvania senator Pat Toomey has introduced legislation here that would provide an on line.
Data search tool to help veterans in particular to match their skills with jobs there are available in the expresses there should be bipartisan support.
All right Phil Keating live in Miami Phil thanks --
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