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Originally posted by jam321
Do you call a bill a veterans bill if it gives priority to a certain group of veterans?
From the Senate version I read yesterday, it gave priority to veterans who served actively on or after 9/11/2001.
shall give priority towards the employment of veterans who served on active duty in the Armed Forces on or after September 11, 2001.
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by Grimpachi
As a wife of a veteran, I am going to tell you what is going on, Obama defense budget bill just left in the last 4 months hundreds of thousand of already working veterans out of job and in limbo.
How do I know this, because my husband was one of the first wave of people that were left out when the cuts became in effect
Yes the cuts affected the contractors ability to employ US citizens, priority is given to veterans regardless, because private contractors like the fact that most veterans are already under government subsided health insurance or receiving benefits to complement salaries.
So do not let the propaganda win, the problem with this bill is that even if is passed, Is still not jobs to give away anyway, so is nothing but political crap as usual, if people were no so blind by party lines they will see what this bill is all about what a political game it is.
The answere is yes. There are many many bills that apply to soldiers that have served in specific wars time periods and parts of the world.
Really? You served in the military and you are asking questions like this.
So you think Vietnam vets that are not working and vets who have recently ETSed should be equally oriented in the job market?
Because I would have to disagree.
Job training is nothing but that, it doesn't guarantee that you will have a job after you training because the money is not there, but the government can spend a few millions still training.
You can have 22 years already trained in a field in specialized work, that comes handy when you finish your tour of duty a look for a career into the civilian area, then you get to spend years working as a civilian gaining experience and training.
So as you can see training means nothing, because is not about training but money to support employment.