Ceremonies In Bangor Township, Across The Nation Honor Veterans

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Michigan has more then 600,000 veterans and many are having difficulty in finding employment as they return to civilian life.

Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley says a program getting companies to hire veterans is making a dent. The rate has gone from a more than 16% unemployment rate in 2010 to a current 3.2%. There are currently 120 Michigan companies making an effort to hire a veteran. Calley hopes to double the number of veteran friendly employers.

Calley urged about 100-people attending Saturday’s Veterans Day observance at the U.S.S. Edson Naval Museum to show their appreciation to vets every day.

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