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Effort aims to land returning veterans in medical device jobs

AdvaMed 2012, the national medical device industry convention set for October in Boston, will launch a program designed to increase the hiring of US veterans returning to civilian life.

The initiative, called MedTech Veterans Program Boot Camp for Returning Heroes, was previewed Tuesday at a kickoff event for the gathering of the Advanced Medical Technology Association, the trade group known as AdvaMed. The convention, the first held outside AdvaMed’s headquarters in Washington, is expected to be the organization’s largest.

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