VA Makes Progress to End Veteran Homelessness
By Donna Miles
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 – They served their country in uniform -– many on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan. And now that they’ve returned home and rejoined civilian life, an alarming number of veterans have found themselves on the streets and living under bridges.
Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary W. Scott Gould speaks at opening ceremonies for the 25th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village, Colo., March 27, 2011. Gould said VA is making solid progress on its pledge to eliminate veteran homelessness by 2015. VA photo by Jeff Bowen