Reported by: PBS Newshour
In the return to civilian life, many women find that veteran services fall short of their needs. Unemployment rates for female veterans are higher than for other women, as well as for male veterans. Female veterans are at least twice as likely to be homeless than women who haven’t worn a uniform. Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports on the challenges they face.
GWEN IFILL: After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, many veterans face an uphill battle finding work in civilian life. There’s been an increase in efforts to help ease their transition, but one segment of the veteran population is often overlooked.
Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports.
GAYLE TZEMACH LEMMON: Katrina Holley finds satisfaction in bringing order to people’s lives.
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