At Fort Hood, they want local employers to understand the skills these soldiers have, and think what better way than giving CEOs a taste of military training.
Loading magazines and manning the gunner position in a tank are skills that are vital in a war zone. But when there is no enemy and soldiers put the weapon down they've still learned viable skills.
Soldiers are disciplined, driven, and always do a great job for our country -- these are all qualities valued by employers. So Fort Hood wanted to show CEO's in the area what kind of workers they could employ.
Soldiers are trained to pay attention to detail, especially when its life or death on the battle field.
The CEO's had fun on the mock battle fields, but say its one job better left to the professionals.
In 2011, unemployment rates among veterans were around 12 percent, nearly 4 points higher than the general population.