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Homeless Veterans and the Coronavirus


Last updated 6/17/2020 at 1:31pm

A recent Department of Veterans Affairs press release describes a new initiative asking the public to “provide emergency relief and facilitate remote access to health care for Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Specifically the VA is asking for non-perishables, cellphones and cash for security deposits.


Back in February, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie turned down money when asked if the VA needed more to deal with the coronavirus problem. Yes, you read that right. He turned down money. Granted, in February maybe it wasn’t clear to W...

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