Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center

(US Marines pull down the Saddam statue in central Baghdad on April 9th, 2003.  Credit:  Wathiq Khuzaie/ Getty Images)

Veterans in Philadelphia Mark 10th Anniversary of Fall of Baghdad

And now, local war veterans have mixed feelings on what this day means to them.

04/09/2013

(Staffers at the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center.  Credit: John McDevitt)

In Philadelphia, Iraq War Vets Mark 10th Anniversary of Conflict’s Start

It’s been a painful ten years for Iraq war veterans who have been facing challenges ever since.

03/19/2013

(Aronda Smith.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Area War Veterans Applaud US Military Decision to Allow Women in Combat

US defense secretary Leon Panetta was expected to announce today that American women will be allowed by policy onto the front lines of combat. Local vetarans, including Aronda Smith, think it’s a good move.

01/24/2013

(The Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center, on 4th Street under the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, was the destination for the marchers.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Dozens March Through Old City Philadelphia Against Homelessness

About 100 people marched through center city Philadelphia on Wednesday to call attention to the problem of homelessness, especially among veterans.

10/17/2012

(US Army soldiers salute during a ceremony after arriving home from Iraq.   Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Part 4: Combatting Homelessness Among Vets

For thousands of soldiers, a new battle will begin: to adjust here at home. Not all will succeed, and the most vulnerable may end up on the street.

06/03/2011

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