A Marine reads through an informational brochure during a Hiring our Heroes career and transition class at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., March 20, 2015. Hiring our Heroes is hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and is a nationwide initiative to help veterans find meaningful employment in public, private and non-profit sectors. The program is aimed at transitioning service members and families to assist in their integration back into the civilian community.
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Soldiers of the 372nd Engineer Brigade stand in formation during the signing of a Hero to Hire statement of support for a veterans hiring initiative at Historic Fort Snelling, July 26, 2013.
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Pfc. Luke Flowers, a native of San Antonio, receives a much coveted battalion coin from the 10th Sustainment Brigade Troops Battalion commander, Lt. Col. David E. Jones, a Nokomis, Fla. native, for an excellent site brief he provided to the Division G-6 staff. Flowers is a data tech specialist with the 10th Sustainment Brigade's network operations team, and also helps troubleshoot various issues on a daily basis as an information management officer.
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