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Vets Face Uphill Battle in Return to Work Force

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Vets Face Uphill Battle in Return to Work Force

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Vets Face Uphill Battle in Return to Work Force

Vets Face Uphill Battle in Return to Work Force

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Veterans bearing physical and emotional scars from Iraq and Afghanistan are returning home and back to work. However, too often both they, and their employers, aren't ready.

Guests:

Bob Hartwig, chief economist with the Insurance Information Institute

Dean Eichelberger, veterans representative at the Willmar WorkForce Center

Drew Meyers, president of RecruitMilitary.com