Stay tuned for the 2013 Stand Down event at AMVETS Post 99. Stand Down provides a variety of services and good for homeless and near-homeless veterans and their families during Stand Down.
Stand Down, originally a military term for a time of rest and recovery for exhausted combat units, is now a nationally recognized as community-based, outreach program designed to help the nation’s estimated 200,000 homeless veterans “combat” life on the streets.
Items such as clothing, hygiene items and bus passes were available for the veterans were provided b y groups like the American Legion Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Local barbers were on hand to provide haircuts and shaves and optometry services were available through the Indiana University School of Optometry. Department of Veterans Affairs representatives were also available to discuss care and benefits.
To learn more about the event, please contact HVAF at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-951-0688.