What Is Happening to Returning Veterans in Central Ohio?

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What do you think would be hard for returning veterans?

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Some Americans give up their lives to fight for freedom overseas, but what happens to them when they come back to the United States? Join Ann Fisher on this hour of All Sides to discuss the issues facing veterans upon their return.

Guests:

  • Martin Smith (Producer, FRONTLINE)
  • Michael Carrell (retired Colonel, United States Air Force and Veterans Resource Analyst, OSU Office of Undergraduate Education)
  • Richard Isbell (ADA & Veteran’s Affairs Coordinator, City of Columbus Mayor’s Office)
  • Dan Willis (Volunteer/Outreach Coordinator, Central Ohio Stand Down Committee)

For more information, watch FRONTLINE’s “Educating Sergeant Pantzke” here or watch a preview on YouTube.

Don’t forget to check out the Central Ohio Stand Down Committee’s website.

Find out more how you can help through gently used clothing donations on the Central Ohio Stand Down Committee’s website.

The Columbus Veterans Association has also sent us information about an event being held on Friday, November 11th. It’s called the “Veterans Homeless Summit” and if you would like more information about it, you can contact Adam Ruege, the Columbus VA Homeless Coordinator at 614-257-5206.

 

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