The Defense Department could be doing more to oversee tuition assistance granted to veterans in Colorado and across the country. That’s according to a recent report released by the nonpartisan research arm of Congress, the Government Accountability Office.
Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2010-06-10 on an older version of KUNC.org.
Since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan started in 2001 and 2003, thousands of active military and veterans have committed misdemeanor and felony crimes in Colorado Springs, which is just north of the Fort Carson Army Base.
Editor's Note: This article was published on 2010-03-31 on a previous version of KUNC.org.
Finding a job is not easy in today's economy for those men and women returning from military service in Iraq and Afghanistan. But for those who have the most severe injuries, returning to the workforce takes on a whole new level of difficulty. Now two national organizations are teaming up to help the Army's most severely wounded in Colorado.