Veterans Incarcerated and in the Justice System

Giving His Time, Talent and Self: VVA’s Lloyd Gray Taylor

February 3, 2016

BY JAKE SCHUESSLER “He’s a teacher, you know?” That was how Lloyd Gray Taylor’s wife, Linda, answered when I called to speak to him. I should’ve known better than to call before 3 p.m. on…

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Chapter 732 Helps the Homeless

November 6, 2015

Members of Chapter 89 in Lima gathered outside the Fraternal Order of Eagles parking lot on Robb Avenue for a mission: helping the area homeless by providing sleeping bags. Their job was to unroll the…

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Chapter 1065 Raise Money for Local Veterans Charities

November 6, 2015

Incarcerated Chapter 1065 at the Soledad, California, Correctional Facility (more…)

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Chapter 195 Becomes Partner in DoD’s Vietnam War Commemoration

November 6, 2015

Zephyrhills, Florida, Correctional Institution Pathfinders Chapter 195 recently became the first incarcerated veterans organization (more…)

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VA Support for Incarcerated Veterans

October 9, 2015

A veteran recounts the many suits he has worn in his life: when he was a young boy, during his time in the military, when he became incarcerated; and, with the help of the VA, his successful…

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Experimental Housing for Incarcerated Vets

October 9, 2015

A prison unit at Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen, Wash., houses around 130 veterans as part of a pilot project launched by the Washington State Department of Corrections. Inmates must be free of serious…

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Veterans Treatment Court

October 8, 2015

The Veterans Treatment Court program is a new model in the court system that supplies veterans with alternatives to incarceration by providing treatment, accountability and structure. Source: Video created by takepart.com and published on justiceforvets.org…

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