Currently there are roughly some 500,000 homeless veterans throughout the United States. A little over half of them are forced to sleep outside each night due to the lack of available VA sponsored transitional shelter facilities geared toward helping homeless veterans regain a foothold in society.
Yesterday I wrote about a veteran who had been homeless when I first met him. I talked about the breakdown of his relationship and the adverse effects that is having on him. But, there are other homeless veterans for whom homelessness is also taking its toll. (more…)