SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Memorial Day service in Springfield today by veterans who helped other veterans find good jobs.
The Affinity Group is an organization made up of veterans who find jobs for veterans re-entering civilian life. They also train and prepare the vets.
“When veterans come back they come into a different world they do not know. So we have to retrain them to the civilian world.” said Gumersindo Gomez, the president of the Affinity Group.
Affinity has so far trained and found jobs for 21 veterans. Gomez told 22News there are well-paying supervisory jobs in construction and business.