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Military Vets

By | October 2010
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Military veterans, from any branch of the service, often have very desirable skills that can assist them in transitioning from military life, to civilian life, and do so successfully. Military training can help prepare soldiers to thrive in various careers ranging from health care, food service, carpentry, aviation, police work and counter terrorism. In the case of Robbie Doughty, Michael Llitch was moved by Robbie’s story. Robbie’s courage, perseverance, and never say die attitude impressed Michael Llitch. These personality traits, along with the intense training programs designed to teach soldiers how to operate under a tremendous amount of physical and mental stress make them ideal candidates for civil service positions. Civil service has long been an attractive career opportunity for military veterans, due to the fact they can continue to use the skills they acquired during their military service, to make positive changes within their community. Patriotism and selflessness, courage and integrity, for some people, they are just words. However, to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces, those words are often a way of life. Because of this esprit de corps , veterans excel in the civil service industry.

Civil service is a very broad term. The term can refer to the police officer’s who combat crime, the fire fighters who rescue people from a burning house, the paramedic who treats a gun shot wound, or a correctional officer who enforces the law in a correctionial facility. But there is also another side to civil service, a more lucretive option. Infact, there are quite a few. Among them, are the private military contractors such as Xe Services LLC, formally known as BLACKWATER USA. A private security company created by former Navy SEAL, Eric Prince. Founded in 1997, Xe Services provides security, transportation, and consultation to its clients, and is currently serving in Afganastan and Iraq under contract with the United States government, and...

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