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Why military veterans make great employees

By Rye Barcott, Special to CNN
July 15, 2011 6:55 a.m. EDT

Editor's note: Rye Barcott, the author of "It Happened on the Way to War," is a former marine and a co-founder of Carolina for Kibera, a nongovernmental organization devoted to alleviating poverty in the Kibera slum of Nairobi.

(CNN) -- Last Sunday, on the final stop of their final day in North America, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge popped in to a Los Angeles job fair for military veterans and spouses. William and Catherine spent their time with vets and enlightened business leaders looking to pair talent with opportunity.

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