Colonel Kim Olson on the radio discussing Grace After Fire - April 2013
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Even as the Pentagon lifts the ban on women in combat roles, returning servicewomen are facing a battlefield of a different kind.
They are now the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, an often invisible group bouncing between sofa and air mattress, overnighting in public storage lockers, living in cars and learning to park inconspicuously on the outskirts of shopping centers to avoid the violence of the streets.
Projects and organizations that are non-profits continue to grow to provide assistance for women veterans. Protect-Connect-Renew targeted toward women veterans, offers conferences with workshops dealing with various issues effecting women veterans, as well as providing relaxation activities, and one on one counseling. Grace After Fire is one of these organizations providing assistance.
Watch as Michelle Rosales-Kneubhul discusses the transition women Veterans face when returning home.
Read more: Women Veteran Transition Back Into Community
Listen as Colonel Olson discusses hiring women Veterans.
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Listen as Colonel Olson discuss women veterans.
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