USC Social Work leaders advise mayor on Los Angeles veterans issues
by Claudia Bustamante
The University of Southern California has a long history of supporting the United States military—from its days as a training school during World War I to the formation of programs and centers aimed at helping veterans transition home.
Now that tradition continues in the university’s own backyard. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the formation of a new council that will advise his administration on issues affecting the city’s military community.
A majority of the seven-member Military Veteran Advisory Council has ties to the USC School of Social Work, which was the first research university to offer a military […]