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Veteran’s Day Charity; Reintegration

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 12, 2012 @ 9:30 am In War/Defense | Comments Disabled

Two quick items related to Veteran’s day:

There are lots of worthy charities related to Veterans, but one my office has been involved with has been Caddy for a Cure [1]: For a gift of $5,000 and up, an avid golfer can spend some  the day caddying for one of the world’s best golfers at an official PGA TOUR tournament. (previously mentioned here [2])

[3]The guys I know who did this lost their minds, saying it was the greatest experience on a golf course they ever had.

The military vet aspect of this is a program called Birdies for the Brave [4].

I am not a golfer, but I know that many people who read this site are, and may want to participate in a related charity that goes to Veterans.  And, the best part of this is (according to Caddy for a Cure’s website [1]) 100% of the proceeds goes to charity.

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After the jump, Jon Stewart explains  why Economic Reintegration for Veterans is so challenging  . . . and what can done to fix that.

 

 

Returning military veterans face obstacles in the private sector job certification process and the United States Senate.

World of Warshaft

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart [5]
Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes [6],Political Humor & Satire Blog [7],The Daily Show on Facebook [8]

Two former Iraq War combat medics explain the difficulties of turning military experience into gainful civilian employment.

Economic Reintegration for Veterans

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart [9]
Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes [6],Political Humor & Satire Blog [7],The Daily Show on Facebook [8]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Caddy for a Cure: http://www.caddyforacure.com/

[2] here: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/12/holiday-gifts-for-traders/

[3] Image: http://www.caddyforacure.com/index.php?MenuID=1

[4] Birdies for the Brave: http://www.birdiesforthebrave.com/index.aspx

[5] The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-october-24-2012/world-of-warshaft

[6] Daily Show Full Episodes: http://www.thedailyshow.com/full-episodes/

[7] Political Humor & Satire Blog: http://www.indecisionforever.com/

[8] The Daily Show on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thedailyshow

[9] The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-october-24-2012/exclusive---economic-reintegration-for-veterans

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