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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…

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Veterans connect with job opportunities through airport

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles International Airport and Edge4Vets continued their partnership May 15 to connect military servicemen and women with airport jobs.  Going beyond the expectations of a conventional job fair, Edge4Vets brings veterans and hiring professionals together for a substantive discussion that highlights how veterans can discuss their military service with companies that Read More…

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Construction begins on housing for homeless veterans

EXPOSITION PARK — Construction of a $32 million supportive housing complex for homeless veterans in Exposition Park began Dec. 14. The RISE Apartments, at 4050 S. Figueroa St., is intended for those making 30 to 50 percent of the area median income and transitioning into a supportive housing community. “The groundbreaking for the RISE apartments Read More…