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Helping the homeless veteran

More than 300,000 veterans are living on the streets and in shelters across the U.S.

Iraq War veteran Joel Leal is leading a group of volunteers known as "The Vet Hunters" into a homeless camp. Their mission is to find U.S. Military Vets who are living on the streets and connect them to the benefits they've earned by serving their country.

Homeless vets fighting to survive on the streets is a nationwide concern prompting the Department of Veteran Affairs to allocate $600,000,000 to house them. Leal is worried that veterans who are mentally challenged and not registered with the V.A. are falling under the radar leaving them out in the cold.

If you know or see a homeless veteran, call the Department of Veterans Affairs and initiate an intervention.

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