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Issue Date: Vol. 51, No. 12, December 2011, Posted On: 11/10/2011

Returning Vets Worried Over Job Prospects After Completing Tour

Hank Schlesinger
American veterans, war veterans, employment, Bob Turner, vending business, small business news, veteran affairs

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Bob Turner (R-NY) recently returned from a clandestine four-day tour of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan. Turner, himself an Army veteran, reported that a major concern for some of the troops is finding a job when they return home following their tours of duty.

Veterans Day is celebrated on Nov. 11, and some American businesses are trying to put them on their payrolls. Those businesses that hire a veteran may also be eligible for special employer incentives, ranging from tax credits to supplemental salary for on the job training.

For more information, contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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