Boot Camp for Homeless Vietnam Veterans/CSM article URL FWD

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Thu, 12 Nov 1998 09:56:18 -0400


FWD  Christian Science Monitor

111098-48
10 Nov 1998
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Boot Camp for Homeless Vietnam Veterans

Charles Cohen, Special to The Christian Science Monitor

EXCERPT: "(BALTIMORE) Call it boot camp for the homeless. Housed in an
institutional brick building on the city's beleaguered east side,
Baltimore's Veterans Center (MCVET) takes aim at a stubborn portion of
America's homeless: down-and-out veterans. Ruled by Col. Charles
Williams with a "soft heart and an iron hand," the center is an
unusual but rigorous military-style operation that helps veterans -
who often are coping with diagnoses of post-traumatic-stress syndrome
- kick substance-abuse problems. Michael Sutch was one such veteran.
This summer, the former Marine who served during the Vietnam War,..."

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http://www.csmonitor.com/cgi-bin/getasciiarchive?script/98/11/10/111098.us.us.3

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