Telecom operators last week unveiled plans to hire tens of thousands of veterans as part of the White House’s Joining Forces initiative. The initiative, launched in 2011, by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of vice president Joe Biden, aims to hire 100,000 veterans and military spouses by the year 2021.
“On land and in the air, under the
sea and out in space, America has the most technologically advanced
armed forces in history,” wrote the pair in an op-ed that appeared in
the Wall Street Journal.