Services for the UnderServed – A WORD Project

Will be attending a press conference today with several students about the SUS program for a campaign to help present and former U.S. military folks dealing with serious issues.

Each day 18 current or former military personnel take their own lives. Over 2,300 active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces have killed themselves since January, 2001.

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[Editor’s Note: For some reason yet to be understood, the mp3 connection doesn’t work with Firefox. Safari works. Sorry about that.]

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SUS: Unemployment also is a problem. Click here for radio announcement.

Marine Corps News reports:”The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, November 4, that the national unemployment rate remains mostly unchanged at 9 percent, while the jobless rate for veterans of all generations dropped to 7.7 percent in October, down from 8.1 percent in September.

But for Iraq- and Afghanistan-era veterans who left active duty since 2001, the unemployment rate for October was 12.1 percent, up from 11.7 percent in September and from an average of 10.5 percent in 2010. Read more here.


The New York Department of Housing and Urban Development calculates that there are approximately 3,500 homeless veterans in the Big Apple. reports that the law allows 3,100 year-round food vending permits. Do the math. Homelessness Radio Short.



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