Oct 16, Excellent Video Briefing About Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

University of California Television

October 4, 2008 – Who are today’s veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and how does this group’s health needs set them apart from veterans of past wars? Join Mai-Ling Garcia of Swords to Plowshares for the first hour of this program and LTC David Raab, of the Medcal Service Corps, US Army Reserves, who will give the second hour of the presentation.

Click here to watch the accompanying video: http://www.uctv.tv/search-details.asp?showID=15255

Click here to view the Power Point Presentation prepared by Swords to Plowshares: http://swords-to-plowshares.org/spotlight/combat-to-community-needs-resources-for-post-911-veterans-and-their-families/

Some of the material used by Swords to Plowshares was obtained by Veterans for Common Sense using the Freedom of Information Act.  VCS widely distributes our free “VA Fact Sheet” and “DoD Fact Sheets” to veterans, Congress, non-profit organizations, and reporters.

To learn more about Swords to Plowshares, please go to thier home page: http://swords-to-plowshares.org/ or visit their Iraq Veteran Project that assists Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans: http://swords-to-plowshares.org/iraq-veteran-project/iraq-veteran-project/

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