'Transition GPS': Helping Military Vets Get Civilian Jobs



By Pauline Jelinek


WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. combat troops patrol dusty pathways in Afghanistan, look for hidden roadside bombs, load and fire mortar shells at insurgents' positions. So when they come home, how will that help them land a civilian job?

They can "be a mercenary," muses Capt. John Rodriguez, who'll leave the Army soon after six years.