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The unemployment rate for veterans returning from foreign wars is much higher yeah than the national average now.
Wouldn't you think that employers will be lining up to -- these very well trained responsible veterans a part of that is not the case.
A new website called hero to high ahead and to connect employers and veterans and joining is now is brigadeer general Jason Evans.
General -- -- honestly.
I'll I can't believe having seen some of these people -- on highly professional discipline qualified people I can't believe.
That employers -- -- jump in that to snap a month.
Tell me it's up.
Well parts bolster -- thank you for the opportunity.
You know we have answered the president's call to have them.
Military career ready.
The army has redesigned its army transition.
Assistance program to ensure that our soldiers are career ready in -- prepared for life after the army -- general Obama's second general they off.
You've done a great.
Jobs that are you telling me that employers are not snapping these people up because I'll let let me digress for a second.
All through the wars that we've been through.
Fox and other news outlets have had people embedded with -- -- forces overseas they send back reports all the time.
We see these people who in the field.
I've never seen such a highly qualified bunch of build in my life that discipline that well -- felt fine people.
And you're telling me.
But it did all the training that you've given them they come back to America.
Employs -- -- out that snapping them up is that really.
I'd say what about one of our initiatives Stewart is too.
We've stood up the army transition strategic outreach office to do just that increased the collaboration.
With those private industry that are interested in -- are -- soldiers and if they are serious about.
One it to -- our soldiers they should log on to heroes to -- -- heroes to Harkin.
And and resonate building and connect our soldiers we have soldiers that are discipline they have the great work ethic.
They work well with teens they can be led and most of all they leave our employ as lining up to do this.
Well we've we've had a few -- in fact we have a summit that's going on nodding off not enough.
Well that's that's exactly why I'm here I'm here is done to.
That to make the army's case that we have career ready soldiers and we will spend commanders will spend a year prepare any soldiers would -- be ready.
And they will go through the Department of Labor employer workshop will they would build resonates learn interview techniques and best dressed techniques.
And what we need now is to increase our collaboration.
With those private industry.
And we want to have soldiers -- job and -- they need the I'm really glad to have you on the show this morning general because and I really appreciate the opportunity not good stuff general we're on your side on this come on you employers get out then that some highly doubt we appreciate -- so thank you thank you very much -- so.
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