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Drago89
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I'm 28 years old veteran of the United States army. I have a family to support and desperately need employment. However I seem to be having a difficult time in doing so due to me having a few non violent felonies. Can someone help and guide me in the right direction

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Hopefully this will get you started in the right direction. Good Luck.

VA Employment Resources

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