Military Veterans: Ready to Serve in the Workplace reader Nick Haston, a former British army officer, says returning veterans have the special skills employers need in tough times

"What I Learned in the Trenches" is an interesting look at veterans who have started their own businesses because of a lack of success in traditional job placement. Without question, it's tough for veterans to find work, especially in an economy that has lost 3.6 million jobs since the recession began in December 2007.

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