A couple years following his active duty
service, Nick Tieman realized he needed to see a counselor. The Army Veteran started by seeing a
counselor at his university. The person there recommended that he see
someone at the Vet Center in Washington, D.C.
When once-homeless Army Veteran Tyrone Bradley moved into his
Columbia, South Carolina, apartment in the fall of 2015, he slept on an air
mattress. That sure beat spending the night on a cot in a crowded
transitional living facility, and so he made do. A regular mattress for his
bedroom was an expense he couldn’t yet afford.
Secretary Bob McDonald spoke at the Brookings Institute on
Monday. The question headlining the event was “Can the Department of
Veterans Affairs be modernized?” McDonald’s first comment was
James enlisted in the Navy, as he’d tell
you, “when war was declared” and separated “when the war was over.”
He sailed aboard the USS Charles Carroll,
and crewed Higgins Boats.
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