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We partnered up w/ @Starbucks to help place local veterans into good careers! #ExtraShotOfGood

When military friends ask Isaac Burke about his new Starbucks job, he’s quick to smile and point out he “hasn’t had to do any push-ups yet.” Then he adds, “Starbucks is giving me the responsibility and the challenge I was looking for. I recommend it.” Former Army Captain Burke, a finance officer who ran banking operations for about 2,000 soldiers and contractors in Afghanistan, didn’t know what his career would be once he left the armed forces. As his military service came to an end several months ago, he was certain of one thing. “I didn’t want to be stuck in a cubicle for the rest of my life,” said Burke. He also didn’t think he’d want to work for Starbucks, even though Burke is a fan of the company’s coffee. His outlook changed when he met a recruiter for Starbucks military and veteran outreach program at a Goodwill job fair at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington sta...

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