The bill calls for a point system that would be added to a veteran’s civil service examination score with disabled veterans receiving a higher score.
Active and retired members of the military, as well as emergency first responders may go to cardinals.com/heroes to obtain up to six free tickets.
In order to participate, customers simply go to the USO’s website, order an apple, pecan or pumpkin pie from McArthur’s Bakery, and choose a pickup date and location.
McCaskill says the employment picture has improved for those who have served in America’s military. The jobless rate for veterans stands at 7.7 percent, down from 8.9 percent a year ago.
According to McCaskill, Congress has demanded that at least 200 missing soldiers be found each year but fewer than 100 are being recovered annually.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed seven bills dealing with the military and veterans.
Senator Clair McCaskill calls it “some of the most aggressive and historic reform the military code of justice has seen.”
Lawmakers have approved legislation allowing the expansion of special courts to handle current and former military personnel.
The original list of threatened towers contained 189 contract towers but the Administration was able to stave off the closure of 40 of those, leaving a final list of 149.
Abusing alcohol and drugs has been part of military culture historically: troops do it for fun, to ease the stresses of war or to be part of the brotherhood.