First lady announces that 60,000 have been hired via Joining Forces

04/13/2012 | Times (Shreveport, La.), The

First lady Michelle Obama attended an event at Kansas City Southern Railway Co. in Shreveport, La., on Thursday to promote the Joining Forces initiative. She announced that 60,000 military veterans or spouses had been hired by various companies through the program. "America is stepping up in big ways," she said, recognizing groups including IFA, which has promised to make 80,000 more hires.

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