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Letter: Outraged by care for returning vets

U.S. soldiers march along fifth avenue as part

U.S. soldiers march along fifth avenue as part of the Veterans Day parade in New York in 2009. Photo Credit: Getty Images

It's amazing that we can send our troops to foreign lands to fight for our country, and when they need medical attention at home we can't figure out how to handle it ["LI lawmakers seek VA explanation," News, June 13].

The veterans suffer because Veterans Affairs hospitals are few, in inconvenient locations and unprepared to handle the influx of patients. Why does it have to be like this?

Rocco Famiglietti, Manorville


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