Veterans Symposium Held In Johnstown

Published 08/20 2014 06:38PM

Updated 08/20 2014 07:22PM

JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY-- The all day symposium, held at the War Memorial in Johnstown, is aimed at addressing returning veterans' needs. Topics covered at the symposium included employment opportunities and the struggles veterans may face after returning from conflict, mental health concerns, veterans' courts and sexual trauma in the military.

Organizers hope to begin a dialogue with all parties, stating the symposium focuses on "what works, for whom and with what specific resources and support. Our community has committed to implementing recommendations and ideas identified at this seminar. It's our goal to put these action steps into operation."

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