In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 photo, Marine Corps veteran Cory Hixson of Springfield, Va. is fitted for a suit provided by Brooks Brothers in West Hartford, Conn. Hixson is participa

 

              In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 photo, Marine Corps veteran Cory Hixson of Springfield, Va. is fitted for a suit provided by Brooks Brothers in West Hartford, Conn. Hixson is participa
In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 photo, Marine Corps veteran Cory Hixson of Springfield, Va. is fitted for a suit provided by Brooks Brothers in West Hartford, Conn. Hixson is participating in the University of Connecticut's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities. More than 200,000 people are discharged from the U.S. military each year, and advocates say they often possess qualities that make good entrepreneurs: resourcefulness, a taste for risk-taking and a can-do attitude. Nonprofit groups, state governments and U.S. agencies are all providing business training aimed at giving them new purpose and easing their transition to civilian life. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)