How About This for Supporting the Troops: What Always Should Have Been, 'Citizens Served Sacrifice'!!
10 December 2012 - As the latest report card arrives Monday on the Obama Administration’s push to end veteran homelessness by 2015, some experts predict a further decline in the number of ex-service members sleeping in parks, under bridges or in public spaces.
But other advocates – including a small cadre of soldiers who use their spare time and combat skills to track, clothe and house veterans forced to live outside on home soil – say they’re seeing an “alarming” rise in younger homeless veterans, many of whom fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will release Monday afternoon its 2012 count of homeless Americans – including a fresh tally of homeless veterans, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH). And the head of that nonprofit group expects HUD’s status report will show that a fortified federal effort to house more disabled and low-income veterans is working.
“I expect the number to go down because there’s been a big increase in resources to make sure it does decrease,” said Nan Roman, NAEH president. “There’s been a lot of investment in newer strategies around housing – programs that are really solution-oriented.” read more>>>
The Country Owes 'Big Time' to These Veterans!
The country had already abandoned the Veterans of the previous decades and our wars since WWII and the many issues ignored, PTS, Agent Orange, Desert Storms Gulf War Syndrome and so many more while under funding the VA and really so in the past decade plus. Many many of the brothers and sisters of have passed on because of and now many of these recent Vets have also. These brothers and sisters shouldn't have to continue the same battles on their home turf.