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VA Error Dashes Veteran’s Hopes for Education



by C.J Ward

VENTURA, Calif. – The Veterans Administration has struggled with bad press in recent years and our Tipline story won’t do anything to change that. We focus on the V.A.’s G.I. Bill and how one big mistake could put a local vet out on the streets.

Harold Boons served his country for 34 years.

“I got called up in what I think was the last draft for the Vietnam War,” said Boons.

In 1971, he was drafted into the Air Force, served during the war and continued his service in the Army Reserve. He also worked for the U.S. Post Office.

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