As The VA Flounders, Community Nonprofits Step In For Veterans
By David Wood
The custom-designed Gordon Mansfield housing complex at Soldier On, a nonprofit veteran center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The complex has 39 studio or one-bedroom units for veterans partly powered by rooftop solar collectors. Each unit has its own entrance, a porch or deck, and is wired for cable and internet
Of the millions of veterans who come to the VA for help, Sam Bennett was an unusually difficult case.