Help for veterans

Friday - 8/17/2012, 10:38pm EDT

Tom Tarantino, chief policy officer, IAVA

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August 17, 2012 -- This week on "Fed Access", Tom Tarantino, chief policy officer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, joins host Derrick Dortch to talk about the big issues affecting veterans and their families.

Topics include:

  • the new GI bill
  • scams being used by some for-profit schools to get GI bill funds
  • healthcare for veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • improving treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and addressing the high suicide rate among veterans returning from war
  • job training