The War Comes Home

The War Comes Home

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Describes the federal government's failure to provide adequate resources for disabled veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, examining the struggles they face, medical attention that they need, and efforts by families and non-profit groups to help them.In December 2006, when Eggemeyer filed a disability claim with the Veterans Benefits Administration, which is overseen by the Department of Veterans Affairs, he had already lost his apartment and had begun living out of his girlfrienda#39;s Ford Explorer. So when the VA responded ... Then he went to get help, from Tony Reese, a veteran service representative working for Martin County, Florida. (Most localanbsp;...

Title:The War Comes Home
Author:Aaron Glantz
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2009


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