Disney to Hire 1,000 Returning U.S. Veterans

"GMA" anchors discuss Disney CEO Bob Iger's new company-wide initiative.
5:57 | 03/14/12

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-- what you just saw what first look at a public service announcement. There yup taking cult while launching hero does -- work. In. And it's an exciting new company wide initiative that is part of the company that we're proud to work for the Walt Disney company to hire and train -- returning veterans. And new program is led by the president Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger an honest Disney's long history and respect. An appreciation for American armed forces and those who served and and it's our way of recognizing and honoring the sacrifice and service of these American men and women make everything. And as part of the initiative -- will provide at least a thousand jobs and career opportunities for returning veterans over the next three years on support military families. And that's during their transition to civilian life disease also launching a nationwide awareness campaign to encourage all employers everywhere to hire veteran. And in addition to career opportunities for -- Disney is investing in non profit organizations that provide training and other. Support services for them Disney employees will also be taking part. And service projects with veterans organizations and we're so happy to do this all around the country. Yeah this is let's put it simply the right thing to do it to waited. Give back to those who have given so much -- so thankful that you have and we're proud to be able to help American military members to. Heroes were here so join us once you hire these heroes and -- get more information go to our website Good Morning America dot com on -- They can't say how how this vital -- this because when these men and women they put their lives literally on the line for us for our freedom. And they come back here they've had to put their lives on hold and start from scratch if anything we can do anything we can do. To to help them to say -- extra effort to make absolutely all the difference to encourage other company can't come with us you know please do this with us please -- That initiative again is called heroes work here we hope you'll join us everybody across the country in support everybody the families are just as important as are here.

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