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Wal-Mart announces 130,000 veterans hired since 2013, nearly 8,000 in Florida

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Wal-Mart celebrates America’s enlisted personnel in one way that counts – providing them good jobs with the potential for promotion. The Arkansas-based retailer has hired 130,828 veterans since May 23, when  Wal-Mart announced Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, including nearly 8,000 veterans in the state of Florida. Of those 130,828 veteran hires, 15,176 have moved into jobs within Wal-Mart offering higher pay and greater responsibility. One of those Florida hires was Frank Marrs, a former Navy Master Chief Petty Officer in the…

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