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Military vets could face uphill job-search climb

2:09 AM, Feb. 22, 2013
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With potential military cuts looming, more veterans could find themselves struggling to find a job in the private sector, a local veteran service official says.

"All branches of service are downsizing because we're coming off two-front wars, and budgets are reduced," said Rock Larson, Wood County Veterans Service officer.

The biggest issue is what will happen if Congress doesn't meet the March 1 deadline for automatic budget cuts, because the hit to the military would be huge - possibly a cut of 200,000 jobs, Larson said. ...

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