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Houston is the No. 1 place in the nation for veterans to find civilian employment, according to a new study commissioned by USAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program.The 2013 “Best Places for Veterans: Jobs” list identifies U.S. metro areas that offer America’s new generation of veterans more opportunities to find a military skill-related job. The remainder of the top 10 list includes:2. Dallas3. Minneapolis4. Oklahoma City5. Austin, Texas6. Norfolk, Va. 7. Tampa, Fla.8. Salt Lake City9. Orlando, Fla.10. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.“Some of the keys to a successful military separation are planning and preparing well in advance, including determining where you want to live and work,” said Eric Engquist, executive director of military transitions at USAA. “This study and resources, like USAA’s military separation checklist and military separation assessment tool, can help those who have left or are considering leaving the service make their transition as smooth as possible.”