Unemployment for recent veterans rising

Unemployment rates for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have risen 14.7 percent, according to an article by CNN.

In previous years, the unemployment rates for these veterans have been 10.2 percent in 2009, 7.3 percent in 2008, and 6.1 percent in 2007, according to CNN.

Director for Veterans for Common Sense Paul Sullivan told CNN that there were several reasons for the unemployment.

"Sometimes the skills from the battlefield don't transfer directly to civilian jobs," said Sullivan.

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