13 Jan '13, 9pm

Pentagon helps troops move into civilian life #USArmy #USNavy #USAF #USMC #USCG #Military #Veterans

1.2 million soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines will go through at least initial phases of the new transition effort in the next four years. Story Highlights About 10% of Iraq and Atghanistan veterans are unemployed New Pentagon program will cost $1.2 billion over the next five years The initiative was the result of legislation passed by Congress last year The Pentagon is launching an effort to prepare servicemembers for life after the military even as they begin training and serving as combat troops. The hope is to reduce the joblessness that has stubbornly plagued veterans who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Last month, 10% of these veterans, or more than 200,000 former servicemembers, were without work, . The overall U.S. jobless rate is 7.9%. The veteran problem is even worse among those ages 24 and younger. One in four are jobless, according to Bureau of Labor Stati...

Full article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/12/06/sold...

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