La Crosse, Wisconsin (WXOW) ---- The city of La Crosse is ranked one of the top places for military veterans to find jobs. It ranked 3rd in the nation among cities with populations under 175 thousand...that's according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
379 metro areas were part of the survey...which evaluated several key job market indicators such as : top industries employing post-9/11 veterans, unemployment rates and job growth.
La Crosse County serves more than 9 thousand Veterans. 2 thousand are in school. Adam Flood from the Veterans Affairs office in La Crosse says they are a one stop shop for Veterans making the transition to civilian life.
Columbia, Missouri ranked number one.....and Billings, Montana ...number two.
If you or someone you know is looking for work contact the Veterans Service office www.lacrossecounty.org
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