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Homeless veterans ‘stand down’ on Jan. 21

Homeless veterans ‘stand down’ on Jan. 21

Homeless veterans will be given a wide array of career and health services this Saturday at the VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

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Veterans homelessness on decline

Veterans homelessness on decline

National report shows that homelessness among veterans reduced by nearly 12 percent from January 2010 to January 2011.

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VA launching national homelessness events

VA launching national homelessness events

Legionnaires are encouraged to participate in and raise awareness of events that will take place in 24 cities.

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A Haven From Homelessness

A Haven From Homelessness

When a transitional housing residence for homeless veterans in New Jersey hit a snag in construction costs, Legion family members in the state sprang to action.

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'Breaking ground' for homeless veterans

'Breaking ground' for homeless veterans

Legionnaires in Jewett City, Conn., are behind a multimillion dollar housing complex that could revolutionize the fight against veteran homelessness.

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Focus on homeless vets intensifies

Focus on homeless vets intensifies

As the number of returning troops increases, so may the number of homeless veterans.

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DoL announces $28-million homeless vets grants

DoL announces $28-million homeless vets grants

Department of Labor hopes to help approximately 17,000 homeless veterans find successful civilian careers.

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Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Run-walk for homeless vets set for June 2

Military supporters everywhere are encouraged to participate in 2-kilometer event that aims raise awareness for homeless veterans.

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HUD, VA release new homelessness study

HUD, VA release new homelessness study

New VA and HUD report finds 136,000 veterans spent a night in a homeless shelter during 2009.

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D.C. staff stands down for homeless vets

D.C. staff stands down for homeless vets

Representatives from The American Legion’s Washington office participated in the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down event.

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Vet homelessness a topic at conference

Vet homelessness a topic at conference

Roundtable discussion focused on reducing veterans homelessness set for the Legion’s annual Washington Conference in March,

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Homeless female vets to get federal aid

Homeless female vets to get federal aid

The Department of Labor has announced more than $5 million in grants to aid homeless female veterans and veterans with families.

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