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First Lady joins program to get veterans and spouses to work

WASHINGTON   --  The First Lady's "joining forces" program has put nearly 300,000 vets and military spouses to work.

This week, Michelle Obama said the program has also generated pledges from businesses to hire or train another 435,000 in the next five years.
The jobless rate for those veterans who served after 9/11 fell from 12.1 % in 2011 to 9.9 % last year.
But Michelle Obama says more help is needed,
She's calling on private companies to step up hiring as nearly 1 million members of the military become civilians in the next few years.