Top 5 Top Veterans Stories in Today’s News – Nov. 12, 2017

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  1. The 10 best companies for veterans. The unemployment rate for veterans is the lowest it has ever been since September 2001, and it continuing to fall. This achievement is due in part to the employers who have made a commitment to hire those who have served in our armed forces. In advance of Veterans Day, job site Monster worked with a panel of veteran hiring experts and Military.com to gather a list of the 10 best companies for veterans.
  2. Veterans join students at GSU for class focused on trauma of war. According to Army combat veteran Muriel Williams, dealing with trauma comes down to “how you process it and what you make of the experience — no matter what happens.” “Some people, they don’t bounce back,” she said, “while other people say, ‘No, this is not going to be the end of me.'”

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  3. 7 things you should never say to a veteran. Most of the time, people have the best intentions when they’re talking to a veteran. “By and large, at this stage in history, the American people are very, very supportive of veterans,” Brandon Trama, a former US Army Special Operations Detachment Commander, CivCom grad, and associate at Castleton Commodities International, told Business Insider.
  4. Colts Deliver Footballs And Smiles To Veterans At VA Hospital. The Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center is a place of many stories. “If you just stand around and listen to them, you will get a great story – whether it’s just in passing or whether you sit down and have a few minutes just to talk with them,” said Volunteer Service Officer Tabitha Ingram. And the Colts found that out first hand.
  5. What we’re doing to support veterans. Before leading Google’s Global Security team, I was proud to serve as a member of the Navy SEALS. There are some great similarities between the military and our company. In both organizations, people genuinely appreciate each other’s skills and talents, and we’re all focused on delivering toward a mission.

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