More on Veterans
Washington, DC – Congressman Salud Carbajal today announced that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) fully funded his first grant request, totaling $975,000 to Santa Barbara County. The funds will support the Veterans Treatment Court (VTC), which specializes in the treatment of military veterans in the criminal justice system.
At 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Congressman Salud Carbajal will be available to hear concerns about veteran housing, healthcare, and mental health on the Central Coast.
Carbajal will be joined by Lt. Col. Gregory Arenas, a member of the California National Guard, Cindy Conn, manager of the SLO Vet Center, and Sandy Murry, program coordinator for Veteran’s Administration Supportive Housing Program.
U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal, who represents the 24th Congressional District, is scheduled to meet with constituents Tuesday at a town hall in Paso Robles, where the topic of discussion will be how best to meet the needs of Central Coast veterans.
“The event is an opportunity for Congressman Carbajal to listen to constituent concerns and engage on veterans’ issues, including housing, access to health care and mental health,” according to a statement from Carbajal’s office.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) to shed light on the devastating costs the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would impose on millions of our nation’s Veterans.
The Marine Corps is working to create more sizes of body armor, but has not yet incorporated features used by the Army to make protection better fitting for female service members.
One lawmaker said that signals a broader problem within the institution, which was recently rocked by a scandal that saw Marines posting nude photos of female Marines on social media without their knowledge.