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June 19, 2014

Enough New Jerseyans are fearful of the affects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder that a plurality (47 percent) believe private employers are reluctant to hire veterans from Middle East combat zones, according to the Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press Poll.

Indeed, only 33 percent of respondents believe that private employers are eager to hire Middle East combat vets.

While 77 percent of Garden State residents say this country is not doing enough to help these recent veterans return to the workforce, about 47 percent believe half of returning vets have PSTD and a little more than 50 percent believe that employers should be able to take this into account when hiring.

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