Area Vets Reflect on Troop Withdrawal

 

While troops have been rotating through Iraq and Afghanistan for almost a decade, some veteran support groups are expecting an uptick in the need for veteran services after the last troops come home. Christopher Mcgurk of Belchertown is a veteran who now works for the "SAVE" program — a state service to help veterans reintegrate into civilian life.

“now you're going to see an influx in veterans into various systems and it's going to be a challenging time for a lot of service providers.”