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Since 2009, Jones has gone from a military stint in Iraq to being homeless on the streets of Augusta to recently getting his badge as a Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy.

Since 2009, Jones has gone from a military stint in Iraq to being homeless on the streets of Augusta to recently getting his badge as a Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy.

'At Least I Know Where I'll Sleep Tonight' — Homeless Vet Gets Apartment -     "It's great to know there are so many good people in the world," Maas said in his new bedroom Wednesday. "Since I served my country, I feel good about that — I was serving for good people."    11/21/12

'At Least I Know Where I'll Sleep Tonight' — Homeless Vet Gets Apartment - "It's great to know there are so many good people in the world," Maas said in his new bedroom Wednesday. "Since I served my country, I feel good about that — I was serving for good people." 11/21/12

“The story of Joining Forces is of people across this country stepping up and doing everything they can to serve military families as well as they have served this country,” said First Lady Michelle Obama.

“The story of Joining Forces is of people across this country stepping up and doing everything they can to serve military families as well as they have served this country,” said First Lady Michelle Obama.

Richard Harris, a federal government senior management employee who was downsized in the 2008 government cutbacks, ended up sleeping in the woods on an old couch. Harris, 53, served in the U.S. Army for 18 years, including a stint in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Maryland and George Washington University, respectively. 1/14/14

Richard Harris, a federal government senior management employee who was downsized in the 2008 government cutbacks, ended up sleeping in the woods on an old couch. Harris, 53, served in the U.S. Army for 18 years, including a stint in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Maryland and George Washington University, respectively. 1/14/14

Never did I have a house or my own place or nothing.  - Jeff MacDonald, Army veteran    This month, more than a dozen homeless veterans will finally have a place to call their own, thanks to the American Legion.    The organization's post in a small Connecticut town has been working for a decade on a unique project to create not transitional but permanent supportive housing in their rural community. 7/10/12

Homeless Rural Vets Find A Place To Call Home

Never did I have a house or my own place or nothing. - Jeff MacDonald, Army veteran This month, more than a dozen homeless veterans will finally have a place to call their own, thanks to the American Legion. The organization's post in a small Connecticut town has been working for a decade on a unique project to create not transitional but permanent supportive housing in their rural community. 7/10/12

“Our progress in the fight against homelessness has been significant, but our work is not complete until no Veteran has to sleep on the street.”    — Secretary Of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki

“Our progress in the fight against homelessness has been significant, but our work is not complete until no Veteran has to sleep on the street.” — Secretary Of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki

Serene Haven....Regarding Vet homelessness

Veterans find an ally in fight against homelessness

Serene Haven....Regarding Vet homelessness

Facility ready for homeless veterans  - Kanawha County - Charleston Daily Mail -     Officials with the nearby Roark-Sullivan Lifeway Center are hoping to move the first veterans into the building at 229 Capitol St. by Aug. 27, Chief Operating Officer Alex Alston said.    Four veterans will move into the 10-room facility initially, he said. Alston hopes to move the remaining six within the next 30 days.  8/15/12

Facility ready for homeless veterans - Kanawha County - Charleston Daily Mail - Officials with the nearby Roark-Sullivan Lifeway Center are hoping to move the first veterans into the building at 229 Capitol St. by Aug. 27, Chief Operating Officer Alex Alston said. Four veterans will move into the 10-room facility initially, he said. Alston hopes to move the remaining six within the next 30 days. 8/15/12

Making a home for every homeless vet | Al Jazeera America  Now veterans hold the winning ticket called HUD-VASH, which stands for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's and Veterans Affairs' jointly run Supportive Housing program.

Making a home for every homeless vet | Al Jazeera America Now veterans hold the winning ticket called HUD-VASH, which stands for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's and Veterans Affairs' jointly run Supportive Housing program.

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