Life after the military can be a tough one, and finding a job doesn't always make that challenge easier.

"There are a lot of things people in the military can actually transition right into us. An example of that is our food safety inspectors. The Army and Marine Corp have an MOS for that, we hire them direct for that all the time here."


USDA Military Veteran Agricultural Liaison Bill Ashton says specific job training in the military can carry over to agricultural based careers.

"Criminal Justice, we actually do investigations, soil conservation technician, contracts and procurement, we need people with that experience and the military personnel have that experience.  Information technology, smoke-jumpers, firefighters, finance and economics."



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