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Unfortunately, being a veteran does not make an employee immune from termination in this circumstance. The general rule is that employment is "at will" absent an express agreement to the contrary. At will employment can be terminated for any reason not amounting to discrimination on the basis of a legally protected trait (i/e/ BECAUSE you are a veteran) or retaliation for engaging in certain forms of legally protected conduct (filing a wage claim, taking FMLA leave, etc.). It doesn't matter whether the basis for termination is fair or reasonable.
Thus, I am very sorry to say that you would not typically have any protection here. You would, however, be entitled to unemployment benefits if you are let go.
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