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Improve Veterans Care

by Dyrck Van Hyning

Our country strongly supports our solders and sailors on active duty and in the Reserve. All of these men and women will become American service veterans after their service.

Montana has the second-highest per capita veterans in the U.S. In World War II, Montana had the highest casualties per capita of any state in the country. The driving distance for many veterans, especially in eastern Montana, to Veterans Administration Medical Centers is over 40 miles. As of Sept. 30, 2015, there were 99,000 veterans in Montana.

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