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Wed June 27, 2012
The State Of Affairs For Veterans Seeking Jobs
Originally published on Wed June 27, 2012 3:20 pm
Unemployment rates among veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are higher that their non-veteran counterparts, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, retired Army Gen. Eric Shinseki speaks with host Melissa Block about the challenges for veterans in today's job market.