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Jamie Rowen Writes on the Effects of the Pandemic on Veterans

Jamie Rowen, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Political Science at UMass Amherst, writes about the effects of the pandemic on veterans. Rowen explains eight ways in which the pandemic continues to threaten veterans: age and other vulnerabilities; benefits unfairly denied or delayed; diminished access to health care; the potential for worsening mental health; complications for homeless veterans and those in the justice system; disability benefits delayed; dangerous residential facilities; and economic catastrophe. (The Conversation, 5/27/21)

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