Jan 18, 2023
Veteran licensing and credentialing: Ensuring economic opportunity
By: Col. Matthew F. Amidon, USMCR
About 3 million members of the U.S. Armed Forces deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and other locations between the attacks on 9/11 and the 2021 withdrawal from Afghanistan. More than 200,000 military servicemembers return to civilian life each year. Some veterans and military families face challenges during their transition. These include finding meaningful careers and the educational pathways to get there, as well as accessing help for physical and mental health problems.