Five years ago, the Obama Administration set an ambitious goal: to end homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015.
Air Force Veteran, Chief of Public Affairs at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies A Veteran and civilian Federal employee describes his experiences using VA services while stationed overseas.
In early 2010, we launched the VA Innovation Initiative (VAi2) to bring fresh thinking to Departmental challenges. Since then, we have received over 18,000 ideas from our employees and nearly 800 submissions from the private sector and academia–all focused on improving the way in which we deliver care and benefits to Veterans.
In August 2005, Army Lt. Jas Boothe had one thing on her mind: getting herself – and the son she was raising on her own – ready for her deployment to Iraq.
Republican Governor Rick Scott was also photographed passing out Thanksgiving dinners in an East Naples, Florida shelter, which fed 7,000 families during the holiday week. Scott said “I care completely about all these programs,” but reality is that his budget cuts “slashed funding to some veteran and farm surplus programs that helped the homeless.”
WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 – Shortly after they were sworn into office in early 2009, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki met with the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) Board of Directors to express their support of President Barack Obama’s commitment to end veteran homelessness.