CNN reported last month (April 2012) that after more than a decade of continuous warfare, the cost of disability compensation for wounded veterans is surging to mammoth proportions.
“The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs expects to spend $57 billion on disability benefits next year. That’s up 25% from $46 billion this year, and nearly quadruple the $15 billion spent in 2000, before the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began.”
Many are now struggling to find work. Find out what the VA and others are trying to do to help: