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Detroit VA Hopes To Ease Female Soldiers Return To Workforce

February 5, 2015

Many combat veterans say they have trouble finding employment when they attempt to return to the civilian workforce. Experts say it can be especially difficult for female veterans, who often must balance finding a job with taking care of a home and family. The Detroit branch of the US Veterans Affairs bureau holds a job fair this weekend targeted specifically at veterans who are women. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked about the unique challenges facing women who have served in the military with the head of social work programs at the VA Center in Detroit -- Doctor Melva Coleman…