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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

The Georgia Department of Labor (DoL) hosted the Paychecks for Patriots Career Expo this morning at Columbus State University.

According to the Georgia DoL up to 80,000 veterans will return to Georgia in the next four years in need of jobs.

"They have the skills, and the knowledge, and the abilities, coming out of the military, that the employers are actually looking for," says Lynne Jones, Regional Coordinator for the Department of Labor. "The soft skills are what the employers are looking for, and coming out of the military most of the veterans do have those skills."

Other Paychecks for Patriots Career Expos took place today in other parts of Georgia, including Augusta, Atlanta, Savannah, and Warner Robins.

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