This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone finds out about programs helping veterans.

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Willborn Sargent, a trustee with the Southeastern Michigan Stand Down Inc., and Judge Leonia Lloyd (credit Juwan Outlaw, CBS 62/CW50)

First, Willborn Sargent, a trustee with the Southeastern Michigan Stand Down Inc., and Judge Leonia Lloyd discuss the upcoming Veterans Stand Down on October 5th which will help homeless veterans.

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Colonel George Pettigrew and Tuskegee Airman Miguel Thornton (credit: CW50)

Then, Colonel George Pettigrew and Tuskegee Airman Miguel Thornton talk about the Foundation for Global Literacy and Veterans Education and Transition Services.

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Photo credit Jordan Brown, CBS 62/CW50 Intern – Kimberly Benjamin, the Executive Director of the non-profit A Purposed Transition

Then, Kimberly Benjamin, the Executive Director of the non-profit “A Purposed Transition,” explains the Purpose Boot Camp for Vets on Oct 26.

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Laura LeBlanc, the Community Engagement Director for Volunteers of America (Jordan Brown, CBS 62/CW50)

Finally, Laura LeBlanc, the Community Engagement Director for Volunteers of America talks about what they are doing to help vets.

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