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The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency will host its National Veteran Workforce Development Conference Aug. 14-16. The conference will focus on ways to aid veterans in transitioning from military to civilian life.
One conference session will focus on how higher education institutions can leverage military learning to advance the academic progress of student veterans. Other sessions will focus on the importance of the professional trades as rewarding careers for veterans and the value of hiring National Guard and Reserve members. Other employment topics and speakers will be featured at the conference, including sessions on PTSD in the workplace and a keynote speech by former POW Christopher Stone, a retired Army officer turned attorney.