Tailor transitions so all can see vets’ skills
With jobs still the biggest concern facing communities across the country, investing in our veterans isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do.
By the time a soldier leaves basic training, the U.S. government has dedicated tens of thousands of dollars to his training and education. During my time in the military, I watched my fellow servicemembers demonstrate qualities that are just as valuable in a boardroom as they are on the battlefield — leadership and management skills, reliability under pressure, high standards for excellence, the list goes on.
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This article was originally published in Stars and Stripes.
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