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Veterans voice concerns to Congressman Yarmuth

More than 150 veterans attended the event. (Source: WAVE 3 News) More than 150 veterans attended the event. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Congressman John Yarmuth (Source: WAVE 3 News) Congressman John Yarmuth (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A breakfast honoring African American men and women who served our country was held Wednesday morning.

Congressman John Yarmuth hosted the 10th annual community dialogue for African American vets.

The event was an opportunity for veterans to have an open conversation with Congressman Yarmuth about the issues they face every day.

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"Certainly homelessness is one. And getting proper healthcare in many cases. Our VA does a terrific job here, but there are still some problems with access and by-in-large your African American veterans are unemployed at a much higher rate," Yarmuth said.

More than 150 veterans attended the event.

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