Most veterans return to San Francisco unprepared for civilian life, USC study finds

San Francisco veterans report greater challenges than in other parts of the state
Most service members leaving the military and returning to the San Francisco Bay Area are not prepared for the transition home and have a range of needs that cannot be addressed by a single organization, according to a new University of Southern California report released Tuesday.

“The State of the American Veteran: The San Francisco Veterans Study” is the fourth comprehensive research study of a local military population — and third in California — conducted by the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the […]

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A Tribute to Steve Robinson

by Anthony Hassan

The veteran community has lost a stalwart supporter and advocate this month, and I lost a friend and colleague.

Steve Robinson, who died earlier this month, was a former Army Ranger, a retired soldier and a lifelong veterans’ advocate, who lived by the code of “duty, honor and country.” Steve worked tirelessly on behalf of veterans and military family members, most recently as vice president of external veterans affairs for Prudential.

It was in this capacity that I first met Steve.

We quickly began collaborating on how we could partner to help veterans coming home. We were more than just colleagues. […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Giving, News|0 Comments