Military veterans back from service often turn first to the federal Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for many of their needs.
But plenty of other organizations exist to help vets, including the DAV, Disabled American Vets.
DAV exists to help disabled vets on a number of issues, including easing the pursuit of services through the VA.
Brigitte Marker tells us how the work plays out; she is the Department of Oregon Commander for the DAV.
This is another of several Veteran-related interviews in a joint project between JPR and Southern Oregon Public TV called Local Focus: Debt of Honor.