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Struggling as a civilian
Guadalupe Piña, who likes to go by “Lupe,” has an impressive resume – stints in the National Guard, the Army Reserves and the Marine Corps. He’s got a bachelor’s degree and a master’s. Still, after leaving the Marines he couldn’t find work.