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Posted December 11, 2012 by

Veteran Skills to Job Act Sails through Congress

CollegeRecruiter.comThe following post focuses on legislation designed to help our nation’s veterans transition more easily into the workforce.

Introduced on March 7, 2012, by Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA), the Veterans Skills to Job Act directs the head of each Federal department and agency to treat relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification requirements for Federal licenses, which includes licensing in aerospace, communications, energy, and maritime. (Many states already practice this.) The Act passed the House and the Senate early in July and was signed by the President on July 23.

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Veteran Skills to Job Act Sails through Congress