Apr 20, 2009
While every politician in the country blabs about support for the troops, what do the troops get if they come back without injury? One in nine of them is unemployed.
Currently there are 170,000 troops in the two wars. And currently there are 170,000 vets who cannot find work. A coincidence of numbers perhaps – but a reminder of what the job situation is that drove so many of the troops to volunteer in the first place.