Heroes don’t wear capes—they wear dog tags.
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Scary employment stat of the day: 29.1% of American males between the ages of 18-24 who have served a tour of duty in the military after 9/11 are currently unemployed.
This is where Hiring Our Heroes hopes to make an impact. Check out this great piece from NBCLA on Los Angeles-area soldiers returning from overseas to find new challenges as they transition to higher education.
NBC Universal is joining forces with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to expand its Hiring our Heroes initiative. There are more than 1 million unemployed veterans in America, with hundreds of thousands of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan in the next five years.
Photo: Michael L. Casteel
We love our military heroes… no matter what species they are.