Surprising Ways, Veterans Are Re-Imagining Their Careers After Service

In 1999, before Al Qaeda and Osama Bin Laden were household names, Hurst enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he learned to repair M1A2 tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles. He endured basic training, the shock of September 11th, and a grueling early deployment to Iraq, all before his twenty-second birthday. Today, people are surprised when they learn he’s a Veteran.


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