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Published September 15th, 2009
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this month that the unemployment rate for Veterans who served in the military since September 2001 jumped to 11.3 percent in August, up from 9.8 percent in July.
Approximately 185,000 of the 1.64 million Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are jobless. The total number and rate were the highest unemployment since January 2006.
Read the full story here along with resources to help: http://www.nvfnews.org/news
So sad that our troops are forgotten, after a tour out. Sad, sad, sad!