Veterans in the federal workforce

The portion of veterans in the federal workforce was up just slightly in fiscal 2009 but remained at about one-quarter. The workforce percentages range from 5.6 percent at the National Science Foundation to 49.9 percent at the Air Force Department. Among Cabinet departments, Defense ranks highest at 41.2 percent, and Health and Human Services comes in last at 6.3 percent.

The portion of veterans in the federal workforce was up just slightly in fiscal 2009 but remained at about one-quarter.

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