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3. I've seen a lot of veterans hired by my agency
Sun Sep 30, 2012, 09:32 PM
Sep 2012

I work for the federal government and I was the first Iraq/Afghanistan veteran hired in my facility when I took my current job in Feb 2010. Since then, easily 2/3 of the new people hired are veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. The only people I'm aware of who aren't veterans who've been hired are for jobs that require a PHD in a field of science or some other crazy education requirement. There really has been a noticiable surge in highering veterans in the last year or two.

Veterans highering preference made a world of difference in my life. I love workng for the Federal Government. It is a great family friendly employer, decent benefits, my job is rewarding, and I love the feeling of performing important work and giving back to our country.

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