Mullen appeals to philanthropists to assist veterans

This was a great story, I encourage everyone reading this to consider what they can do for those that have done so much for us!

4/28/2010 – WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The military’s top officer turned to America’s philanthropic community April 27 to help military veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan avoid the devastation of substance abuse, mental illness and homelessness.

Community non-profit groups are the answer to meeting veterans’ needs after they’ve left the federal system, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told The Council on Foundations, a membership organization that supports the management of grant makers, during a visit to servicemembers on Buckley Air Force Base in Colorado.

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