Veterans Essay

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Jordan Bitting ENC 1101-362 Mr. Miller 9/25/12 Veterans Are Not Out of War Just Yet Our veterans, the people who protect us are still at war, war of finding jobs in America. With the U.S. making plans to withdraw from Afghanistan and possibly shrink the military, thousands more young veterans like Akers are likely to be looking for work in the coming months and years. Veterans are trying to find jobs in America after the war, and their having a difficult time finding jobs. Right now there are hundreds of thousands of veterans without jobs in America at this time. Saying that, how are they going to support their families? President Obama has already accomplished in creating employment opportunities for veterans, will help put tens of thousands of veterans back to work in America. The President announced $166 million in 2012 Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Grant funding and $320 million in 2012 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grants. The President also announced that preference for these grants will now be given to communities that recruit and hire 9/11 veterans to serve as police officers and firefighters. What (SAFER) stands for is, The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants. That will put our veterans right back to work fast and a good opportunity for them. It also helps the firefighters and their job spacing around America. The veterans are the most intelligent, hard workers, and most highly trained Americans in the U.S .The deserve to get their jobs back or find new ones to support themselves and their families. The biggest reason is the current job market, and it isn’t only veterans that have are having a hard time finding a job. Also veterans get serious injured, Veterans sometimes lose their body parts at war, and so that keeps them from any hands on jobs. We need to give back to the ones that

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