by Claudia Bustamante

Gena Truitt is a social worker with unique perspectives.

The Navy veteran and USC School of Social Work alumna works at the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System in San Bernardino County, where she interacts directly with veterans as a homeless outreach social worker.

Aside from this personal interaction with veterans, Truitt, MSW ’12, is also one of the few people with the opportunity to improve the role played by the state’s Department of Veterans Affairs, also known as CalVet, in the day-to-day lives of veterans. Last year, Truitt was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to serve on the California Veterans […]