Caring For Our Vets

Veterans of the Vietnam War are entering their golden years as combat troops from Afghanistan and Iraq are returning home. And that has the Department of Veterans Affairs very busy. This hour, from NPR headquarters in Washington, we’ll talk about caring for our veterans and helping them to return to civilian life with Dr. Harold Kudler, chief consultant for Mental Health Services; and Michael Fisher, program analyst for the VA’s Readjustment Counseling Service. Find the Vet Center nearest you, and consult this list of resources for veterans in need.