Up to 48,000 Afghan, Iraq vets at risk for homelessness

publicerad 22 januari 2014
- av Henrik G

As more young veterans of recent wars leave the military, the number of them falling on hard times and homelessness continues to rise sharply.

Text Gregg Zoroya - USA TODAY

Nearly 50, 000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans were either homeless or in a federal program aimed at keeping them off the streets during 2013, almost triple the number in 2011, according to numbers released Thursday by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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