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  1. Steep learning curve: veterans have the proven ability to learn new skills and concepts.

  2. Leadership: they understand the practical ways to manage behaviors for results.

  3. Veterans understand how genuine teamwork grows out of a responsibility to one's colleagues.

  4. They have learned to work side by side with individuals regardless of race, gender, and other diversities.

  5. Veterans have developed the capacity to perform under all types of pressure.

  6. Respect for procedures: veterans know how policies and procedures enable an organization to exist.

  7. Because of their experiences, veterans have the technological and global savvy all enterprises need to succeed.

  8. Integrity, which translates into sincerity, trustworthiness, and what it means to do "an honest day's work."

  9. Thanks to extensive training, veterans are aware of health and safety protocols for themselves and others.

  10. In addition to dealing with issues of personal maturity, veterans have frequently triumphed over great adversity.

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