Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick plans to announce a non-profit corporation tomorrow that will help facilitate veterans’ transition to civilian careers. Using a backing of $1 million, the Call of Duty Endowment will help support other organizations that assists ex-military members find employment within the civilian world.
“The joblessness rate that [veterans] should have should be far less than the national average, not more,” Kotick told the Washington Post. “How do you expect people to actually join the military if when they leave the military they can’t integrate back into the free market they’re supposed to be protecting?”
While the timing of this announcement is somewhat questionable, being the same day as the release of Modern Warfare 2, the goal the group hopes to achieve is a great one.