February’s Compatriot Meeting entitled, Navigating-The Justice System, Programs for Veterans, attracted several veterans who had questions and concerns about particular procedures and resources. Speaker Thomas Luettke, Reentry Coordinator and member of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, spoke to veterans about programs that assist those in the criminal justice system with reentry. He offered impacting advice to the audience by explaining the sources and contacts for obtaining useful information for veterans dealing with this specific issue. [Read more…]
On a day when a social worker was closing out an apartment of a home-care client, there was a chance meeting with a disabled Vietnam Veteran. They continued to meet and discuss the status of American Veterans. Each had seen many situations where Vets were not able to find help when they were in need. There were situations when Vets were in need of housing, food, jobs, health care and spiritual support. They also realized that the formal Veterans’ government programs were unable to provide assistance to all those Vets in need. Other non-profit organizations were coming forward to fill the void. [Read more…]
What began in 2006 as an effort to reach the multifaceted veterans’ community in the Glass City, United States Vets Inc. has gone from a few volunteers to a group of committed individuals devoting their time and efforts to help our heroes with the best resources and referrals available to them. Beginning with a few willing hands, the organization has grown beyond what any of us could ever have imagined.
Over the years we have assisted hundreds of veterans, including a powerful women veteran population.
The number of men and women who served and now returning home is growing. There are a multitude of needs that must be recognized and addressed as they rejoin civilian society.
United States Vets Inc. has inspired numerous men and women to share and become empowered and involved with our organization. As a team, we are humbled to be a part of an endeavor to serve those who have bravely served our country.