Companies participating in a program to help veterans find work have hired or trained 290,000 veterans and military spouses since August 2011, nearly tripling the original goal of the program with about eight months to spare, according to the White House.
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Barrie Barber covers military affairs and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for the newspaper. Our region has a lot of veterans and military families and we are keeping up with the latest news on sequestration, veterans benifits and other issues. Follow Barrie on Twitter at @Barriebarber. If you have a news tip for Barrie, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org