They served their country in uniform, volunteering, or answering Amerca’s call for help.
Now, some of them need help themselves.
Thousands of veterans are among the chronically homeless on our streets, dealing with problems like substance abuse, and mental health issues.
Over the weekend, more than a hundred veterans from Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, as well as neighboring counties took part in a special local event aimed at helping them.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has our story this morning from Ventura.
Click on link to listen to/download story: Ventura County Stand Down 2013