Posted: Feb 25, 2013 3:10 AM by Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama will challenge governors to make it easier for military members to transfer their skills to civilian jobs.
Mrs. Obama wants states to pass legislation or take executive action allowing veterans to receive professional credentials or licenses based on their experiences in the military. Administration officials say that would allow veterans to apply for jobs more quickly rather than having to take courses for skills they already have.
Mrs. Obama will announce her proposals Monday during remarks to governors who are in Washington for their annual meeting.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will also address the governors during the White House event.
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