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Friday Facts—Helping Veterans Get Back to Work

This week’s Friday Facts takes a by-the-numbers look at how President Obama and his administration are supporting our veterans and their families:

  • 100,000: Jobs that companies, in partnership with the First Lady and Dr. Jill Biden’s Joining Forces initiative, have pledged for veterans and their spouses by 2014—including 5,000 jobs for wounded warriors

  • 200,000+: Number of post-9/11 veterans who could benefit from the new Veteran Gold Card, providing them with access to six months of personalized counseling at 3,000 career centers nationwide

  • 600,000: Number of veterans who have gone to school on the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill that President Obama signed into law in 2009

Download our full fact sheet for more information, and take it with you as you go to door this weekend.

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