Veterans Unemployment

Employers fear that veterans will be mentally unstable and disrupt the workplace, and fear the cost of accommodating these vets. However, this is rarely an issue.  Other similar obstacles include a lack of understanding how military skill sets translate to the civilian workplace and employers’ fear of future deployments.

My Military Experience: An Interview with Former USMC Corporal Andrew Ambrogio

The Crucible is the application of the 12 weeks of training, including trust building exercises and camaraderie over a 36 hour period.  We were required to hike to an area with huts and a forest.  The weather was extremely hot. While wearing our full gear, flak jacket, uniform and a rifle, we had to complete various tasks and missions where we had to rely on fellow Marines.