Still Fighting War at Home

war veterans issues

About me

My name is Ben and this flyer was created as part of a school project to inform people about issues war veterans face when they come home. scan this QR code to access my online flyer an links

this is whats happining

  • about 20% of all homeless veterans are helped each year. This leaves over 400,000 homeless veterans without a place to eat or sleep every day

  • Most homeless veterans are single males “The vast majority of homeless veterans (96%) are single males from poor, disadvantaged communities. (Veteran Homelessness Facts).
  • 10% of amputees aren’t surviving there wounds.

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Trying to Help

  • According to “Triumph over Trauma” most of these organizations revolve around a sense of community to help veterans make the transition back to civilian life and to deal with their disease
  • According to health benefits to receive health care as a veteran you must serve 24 consecutive months on active duty
  • The department of Veterans Affairs is one of the leading organizations that helps veterans each year
  • “Severe housing cost burden fell below the poverty level and 43% receive food stamps” (Veteran Homelessness Facts).
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TED Talk: Wes Moore: How to talk to veterans about the war

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