National Guard http://wunc.org en New Office Helps Veterans Turn Miltary Experience Into A Civilian Career http://wunc.org/post/new-office-helps-veterans-turn-miltary-experience-civilian-career <p></p><p>Veterans returning from deployment face a quickly-changing job market. Many have a difficult time explaining how their military experience has prepared them for the civilian work force. The unemployment rate for veterans is about 7-percent, on par with the national average.</p><p>The North Carolina National Guard Education and Employment Center helps guard members look for civilian jobs.</p><p></p><p>Manager and fellow veteran Austin Walther says they also help vets translate their military experience into civilian job skills.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:18:44 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 26803 at http://wunc.org New Office Helps Veterans Turn Miltary Experience Into A Civilian Career National Guard Members Deploying To Egypt http://wunc.org/post/national-guard-members-deploying-egypt <p>About 100 North Carolina National Guard Soldiers will deploy to Egypt this week.<br><br>The men and women are scheduled to spend the next nine months in the Sinai Peninsula, supporting the 1979 peace agreement between Israel and Egypt. Captain Matthew Boyle says the mission is a standard operation and has not been affected by the tenuous situation in Egypt and the Middle East.<br> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3146 at http://wunc.org