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Should VA employment be restricted to veterans and military personnel?

Yes67 %67 %67 % 67.16 % (90)
No32 %32 %32 % 32.09 % (43)
I do not know0 %0 %0 % 0.00 % (0)
I have no opinion0 %0 %0 % 0.00 % (0)
Other, please list in comments0 %0 %0 % 0.75 % (1)

Total votes: 134
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Re: Should VA employment be restricted to veterans and milit
by Anonymous
on Nov 20, 2004
It would be a good idea for vets to get the best care available. If all other things are equal give a vet the job. But The Best Care comes first.

Andy

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