Want to thank a veteran? Hire them.
By Lee Williams
by Lee WilliamsWe should celebrate veterans every single day — not just once a year — because our country would not exist as we know it without their incredible sacrifices. Thousands of men and woman have willingly given their lives or left chunks of their bodies in foreign countries, which many Americans cannot even find on a map, all to preserve our sacred freedoms. Did you vote Tuesday? Thank a veteran.Did you worship Saturday or Sunday? Thank a veteranHave you gone to the range recently? Thank a veteran.Did you grow up speaking English instead of German, Japanese or Russian? Thank a veteran.And what’s the best way to thank a veteran? Hire them.It’s pretty simple, really.There are far too many myths and misconceptions out there about veterans, which were created and promulgated by the mainstream media solely to increase their ratings.Here are the facts: Veterans aren’t fragile. The issue of PTSD has been vastly overblown. You’re not doing a vet a favor by putting them on the payroll. They will quickly become the best employees you have ever hired.Veterans have training and skills you’ll never find in a civilian job candidate. They’re disciplined, highly motivated and can handle stress far betterSource: The Gun Writer