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As veterans face heightened unemployment risk, 'Call of Duty' lends a hand; The Call of Duty Endowment, which helps veterans find work after their military service, saw a 50-percent increase in veterans asking for help in March.

May 22, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

Over the last nine weeks, more than 38.6 million Americans have filed unemployment claims as the covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the U.S. economy. Massive layoffs due to the novel coronavirus have caused a historic unemployment rate of nearly 15 percent. Given already heightened underemployment rates, out-of-work military veterans feel that pain acutely, according to Dan Goldenberg, executive director of the Call of Duty Endowment (C.O.D.E.).

C.O.D.E., a foundation backed by video ga...