Mental health issues are among the greatest challenges that our veteran community faces. Any veteran can access the Veterans Crisis Line to address issues of mental illness and suicidal thoughts.
Nowadays, scammers seem to be everywhere. They reach out to us through email and websites as well as through the phone. Service members are often the target of these scams, accounting for 80 percent of scams, according to Consumer Sentinel data.
The beginning of this year threw us a curveball. With the emphasis on social distancing due to the novel coronavirus, people are itching to get outside, and now that the weather is becoming warmer, it is no surprise that many will begin taking advantage of the wonderful outdoor activities our beautiful state has to offer.
For cities and states across the country veterans and their families are an important part of community life. No matter where they may be, it is important that everyone be counted. Veterans and their families may not realize just how important they are when it comes to the 2020 Census.