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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

  • First Report Under New Law Will Give Key Data to Coming Veterans Department

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    Tuesday's celebratory press conference (photo: @nylag)

    On the eve of Veterans Day, the City Council passed a much-celebrated bill to create a new Department of Veterans Services, which will replace the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs in serving New York City’s large military veteran population. While the new department will still be under the mayor’s administration, it will now have access to more resources and be the subject of