Several years and one administration ago, we reported on some of the challenges pertaining to veterans’ homelessness. Since then, new leaders have vowed to do all they can to eliminate it within the Commonwealth.
Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs and Retired Admiral John Harvey credits Governor McAuliffe for the initiative--and says his agency hit the ground running. One of the greatest challenges veterans describe is not receiving benefits because they don't have the proper ID. Harvey says in some cases, they don't meet the criteria.