Bill Shephard, 43, of Woodbury, N.J, returned home in 2009, but could not even find an entry level job in information technology, despite going back to school for a network management certificate. With his options running out, Shephard made the painful decision to put his medal up for sale.
“I did it out of desperation and frustration,” Shephard told FoxNews.com. “It was a last resort.”
Shephard’s 12-year-old daughter, Kahlan, was disappointed when she found out her dad was selling his Army Achievement Medal. But her father says he needs the money more than the hardware.
Shephard and his family of five did get help with rent from GOVETS, a veterans’ organization. But he still needs a job and knows there are others in the same desperate straits.
Source: Chloe Schwarz for Fox News.
Bill Shephard, 43, of Woodbury, N.J, returned home in 2009, but could not even find…
by Tactical-Life / Jun 26, 2012