Much of what I know about homeless vets I learned as an outreach worker with the VA in the early 90's. I met a thousand different homeless vets with a thousand different stories.
It isn't solely the responsibility of the government to provide for returning veterans, however. Our veterans need jobs. Business owners and corporations need to reach out and hire unemployed vets.
Karl Marlantes opens up about his experiences serving as a Marine in Vietnam and returning to civilian life in his new book What It Is Like To Go To War.