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Post 9/11 Era Veterans Receiving Services In The Wagner-Peyser Employment Service


In honor of Veterans Day 2013 ETA highlights the Veteran participants served by ETA programs. Over 1.6 million veterans were served from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013 across the various ETA programs. Additionally ETA shows the Employment Rate for Veterans in the Wagner-Peyser Employment Service was 50.0%; the Employment Rate for Veterans in the WIA Adult program was 56.5 % and the Employment Rate for Veterans in the WIA Dislocated Worker program was 56.6 %. Finally the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) has reported as of November 7, 2013 that a total of 143,139 applications have been received, of those 126,441 applications have been approved and currently there are 71,995 Veterans in training under the VRAP program.