Deep in the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation in rural Montana, unpaved roads and treacherous winter conditions make it difficult for the region’s 300 veterans to get to the hospital.
The local American Legion recently received a grant from the Montana VA — part of a federal transportation grant program — to buy a car and pay a driver to take those veterans to and from the hospital.
Chauncey Parker, vice commander of the Rocky Boy Veterans Center (American Legion Post 67) discusses the grant with Here & Now's Robin Young.
- Chauncey Parker, vice commander of American Legion Post 67.
This segment aired on October 28, 2014.