Almost every veteran has had training in at least one career field plus basic training. This is a lot of education to find them with more than double the rate of unemployment then those without a high school diploma!
The National Security commission visits the National Guard Patriot Academy on the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Butlerville, Ind. during the The American Legion 94th National Convention. The National Guard Patriot Academy is a pilot program of the National Guard Bureau that gives qualified high school dropouts the opportunity to join the National Guard, earn their high school diploma, and give back to the community.