I've started working with Shift on a program to help folks leaving the military to get career training regardless of whether they have a degree. So, I want to start creating some content I wish was available when I got out - http://nominate.shift.org/johnchang
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LT John Chang I was discharged in June 1972 and started working full time and going to school full time. I had to interview with three managers for a high paying job at a chemical plant. One of the managers did not like the military or veterans, and he let me know it by asking me if Vietnam had messed me up, and other challenging questions. I kept calm and was hired. In school, I encountered hostility from students who also did not like the military or veterans. Between school and work, I had little free time, so staying busy kept me focused on achieving my goals.
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