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New Program Aims to Be Advocate for Veterans



by Michael Ross

A nonprofit organization in Elmira and Corning is starting a new advocacy program catering to veterans.

The AIM Independent Living Center helps with resume-building, access to education and retraining programs, and much more to help veterans transition back into civilian life and be in a productive position physically, mentally, and monetarily.

Nathan Benton is a Marine Corp veteran and when he moved back to the area, he graduated from Elmira College through the vocational rehabilitation program, but it wasn’t easy.

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