As a Marine combat engineer with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, John Gibson’s job was to identify improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and mines, place and clear obstacles, lay out concertina wire and build bunkers. This essential, physical and tactile combat…
Health Care for Homeless Veterans: VA’s five-year plan to end homelessness
Adam Ormsby, program coordinator of Health Care for Homeless Veterans in Upstate New York, will discuss the physical and mental health needs of homeless veterans. Ormsby will share startling statistics of alcohol and drug abuse, as well as serious psychiatric and physical health diagnoses. Support services available for low-income veterans and financial assistance available to prevent veterans from falling into homelessness will be addressed. Ormsby will share the VA’s plans for improving employability and increasing independent living for those who have served our nation.
The third in a five-part seminar series will take place
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5:30-7 p.m.
SU’s Life Sciences Building Auditorium 001
All seminars are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Parking is available in the Booth Garage and the Q4 lot.
For more information, visit salute.syr.edu/seminars or call 315-443-9297.