More on Veterans Issues
As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been winding down, we have welcomed roughly 100,000 veterans back to our communities. Unfortunately, these brave men and women are returning to a stagnant economy. An American hero who participated in the raid against Osama bin Laden recently talked about the difficulties many soldiers face as they transition back to ordinary life. With few job prospects and no income after his retirement from service, he told Esquire magazine, "I still have the same bills I had in the Navy.
U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Milford) invites constituents to attend the grand opening of his district office in Commerce Township from 11-3 p.m. this Saturday, officials said. The event will be an opportunity for constituents to learn more about the services offered by the office, which include help with veteran’s issues and Social Security/Medicare, and assistance with the Internal Revenue Service.
Food and beverages will be provided.