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Under Obama, troops forced to rely on welfare, holiday charity to make ends meet

Posted By admin On December 10, 2013 @ 11:10 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

Meredith Somers
Washington Times [1]
December 10, 2013

Jamie Boling and her husband, Joseph, know that providing for a military family can be trying — waiting for orders, often living on a single income, and, in especially tough cases, supporting a spouse wounded in the line of duty.

Around the holidays, the challenges — especially the financial ones — can tax families already struggling to make ends meet.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a nonprofit D.C.-based think tank, estimates that as many as 340,000 veterans rely on federal or state rental assistance. About 900,000 veterans live on food stamps, and an additional 5,000 active-duty service members are food stamp recipients.

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