Addiction, Unemployment, PTSD: Challenges Facing San Diego Veterans
Monday, November 11, 2013
Aired 11/11/13 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Phil Landis, Executive Director, President, Veterans Village of San Diego
Susan Davis, U.S. Representative, 53rd Congressional District
Scott Peters, U.S. Representative, 52nd, Congressional District
In downtown San Diego, the annual Veterans Day Parade was one of several parades and events to honor veterans throughout the county. But, there are many veterans in San Diego who need more than a parade and a thank you. They need help transitioning back into civilian life, or help with a disability. Some need treatment and training to overcome addictions, get employment and find a home. We take a look at some of the big issues facing San Diego's veteran population.
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