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Questions - Military Service - December 30, 2011

57% Say Military Veterans Should Get Preferential Treatment in Hiring
Only 32% Favor National Parade Now for Troops Returning from Iraq
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted December 30, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about Iraq?

2* Have you or anyone in your immediate family served in the war in Iraq?

3* Should a national parade be held to honor the final U.S. troops returning home from Iraq, or should that parade wait until all U.S. troops are withdrawn from Afghanistan, too?

4* Is military service good for young people?

5* Is military service more stressful than most other professions?

6Do you know anyone who has joined the military because of the bad job market?

7* Should veterans receive preferential treatment when applying for a job?

8* Should the federal government do more to ensure that military veterans are given preferential treatment when applying for a job?

9* How would you rate the level of government benefits for military veterans – excellent, good, fair or poor?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence