Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center
And now, local war veterans have mixed feelings on what this day means to them.
It’s been a painful ten years for Iraq war veterans who have been facing challenges ever since.
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.
About 100 people marched through center city Philadelphia on Wednesday to call attention to the problem of homelessness, especially among veterans.
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.