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Veterans talk about difficulties after service

NORWALK — City officials and residents honored America’s veterans for their service to the country Nov. 11, while two speakers told of their difficulties in rejoining civilian life after their service. “I landed in a ‘psych.’ ward. I felt broken,” said former U.S. Petty Officer Fernando Lopez after leaving the Navy, where he served for Read More…

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Veterans receive free resources at U.S. VETS Inglewood

INGLEWOOD — As the country celebrates Independence Day, thousands of military veterans who fought for their country are living under freeways, seeking refuge in shelters or simply surviving on the streets. Los Angeles Countyiscurrentlygrappling with a homeless crisis and statistics indicate that veterans in the county experience homelessness at a higher rate than the civilian Read More…