A new year, and already another mass shooting. How did we get here again, and so soon? Just this past summer, five police officers lost their lives during a mass shooting in Dallas, and this month a man opened-fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, killing five people and wounding eight more. While there are multifactorial…Details
Look around…There are less homeless veterans in cities across our nation. Thanks to partnerships at the federal, state, and local levels, veteran homelessness is down 47 percent between 2010 and 2016 — including a 17 percent reduction during 2015 alone, federal data shows. Ending veteran homelessness has been a major federal priority. According to the…Details
Which way is the unemployment rate going among veterans? And how will veterans’ issues be handled during the Trump presidency? All good questions. Let’s start with unemployment. The unemployment rate for the latest generation of veterans jumped to 6.5 percent in November — a notable increase that brings the rate to its highest level in…Details
A veterans’ program in central Florida benefited from a donation from Veterans Support Organization (VSO) this summer. VSO donated $500 to Knights of Columbus in Winter Garden on June 22 after learning about the challenges facing veterans in the area. VSO employees were working in a nearby Walmart when they met veterans and heard their…Details
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Get veterans off the streets and into the workforce. VSO has a philosophy of empowerment and believes in working with veterans to provide them a steady job and faithful support; and to allow other Americans to support those who’ve served our country by raising donations with VSO.