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Addiction, Unemployment, PTSD: Challenges Facing San Diego Veterans

Evening Edition

Aired 11/11/13 on KPBS Midday Edition.

GUESTS:

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

Transcript

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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