'Hero To Zero' Syndrome: Is This Why Veterans Struggle To Get Jobs?

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Though the unemployment rate remains stubbornly high for Americans generally, data suggest that veterans as a group are having an easier time finding jobs. The unemployment rate among veterans of all ages fell to 6.9 percent in July from 8.6 percent during the same month a year ago, the Labor Department reported in August.

The significant drop in the jobless rate doesn't mean, however, that veterans are finding it easy to transition into civilian jobs. For many, other barriers exists, including adjusting to life in a civilian world that bears little resemblance to regimented existence they became accustomed to.