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Caring about veterans means caring for veterans, speakers tell City Club Missoula

November 9, 2015View for printing

Bruce Knutson had his talking points, but he also posed some questions Monday, two days before Veterans Day 2015.


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Is caring for military veterans a cost of going to war? That is what Knutson, veterans liaison for U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., asked two dozen attendees during City Club Missoula's monthly luncheon at the Doubletree Edgewater.

Who bears responsibility for the care of veterans - the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, local communities, or both?

Is a volunteer military good or bad for our country?

"I don't know the answer, but it's something we should consider," Knutson said of the latter.


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