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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Almost 40,000 veterans are homeless in the United States, and Pennsylvania ranks 8th in the nation, according to 2016 statistics from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

What’s behind these numbers, and what can you do about it?

“We were scared, and all this popping is going on. Everybody thought they were going to die because when you got limbs falling on top of you, you’re hearing machine shooting over top of you, and you’re hearing that loud crack,” U.S. Army Staff Sgt. E6 (Ret.) Paul Reil said.

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By ADAM ARMOUR | Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (Tribune News Service) | Published: July 30, 2017

Glenn Parrish slid a photograph, one of those square prints common before the 1980s, across his kitchen table. In it, a young Asian man in uniform, arms crossed and leaning casually against a refrigerator, smiles at the camera. His grin is bright, happy.

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President Trump holds Veterans listening session March 17, 2017. Pictured President Donald Trump, American Legion ED Verna Jones, and AMVETS ED Joe Chenelly

WASHINGTON - Eight major Veterans' organizations on Saturday urged Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs as the House moved quickly to address a budget shortfall that threatened medical care for thousands of patients.

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Sen. McCain and others weigh in on President Trump's decision on transgender troops.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.

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President Trump at Amvets Post 44, Struthers, OH, Photo from ABC News

Prior to his rally at Covelli Centre in Youngstown, OH Tuesday night, President Donald Trump spoke at AMVETS Post 44 in Struthers.

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