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Nashville Plumbing Company Goes All In On Hiring Vets04:11
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Markus Burns spent six years in the infantry and is training to become a plumber. (Blake Farmer/Nashville Public Radio)
Markus Burns spent six years in the infantry and is training to become a plumber. (Blake Farmer/Nashville Public Radio)
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Plumbing, electrical and HVAC repair companies are beginning to see the military as a prime talent pool. Handyman services have had a tough time recruiting workers in recent years, especially in places where the job market is improving.

One plumbing company in Nashville has made Fort Campbell an almost-primary source of new hires. Blake Farmer (@flakebarmer) from Here & Now contributor Nashville Public Radio reports.

This segment aired on June 22, 2017.

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