Putting veterans with disabilities back to work enables them to continue to be contributing, productive members of society, and helps to educate others about service and sacrifice -- and that's healthy for a community as a whole.
Complex medical cases demand human reasoning and judgment to achieve true accuracy. Strict adherence to rules-based algorithms and checklists has already left too many veterans shortchanged in their benefits.
Having the world's biggest retailer take on one of the biggest challenges facing veterans and their families -- unemployment -- will undoubtedly help end this national crisis. Hiring 100,000 over five years: It's a big bold initiative from an iconic American brand.
So as you enjoy this year's Olympics, please also take a minute to enjoy the Paralympics. And then please start a conversation about wheelchair sports in your hometown. If you know any veterans who use wheelchairs, tell them about wheelchair sports.