President, Peter Bieber
(641) 220-0252
Vice President, Josh Davison
(712) 310-0469
Treasurer, Angelyn Lander
(641) 512-2470
Secretary, Larry Paul
(641) 420-4784
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About Operation Golden Hawk

What is Stand Down?

Operation Golden Hawk on 60 Minutes

Veteran Obstacles

Housing Insecurity
Food Insecurity
Financial Insecurity
Clothing Insecurity
Employment Insecurity
Medical and Mental Health

Why do we need Stand Down?

Veterans currently account for nearly 10% of homeless in America
Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are entering the homeless ranks earlier and in greater percentages than Veterans of previous wars and conflicts
Homeless vet support
Services and Partner Agencies

Veterans also struggle with:

Alcohol and substance abuse
Employment Stability
Physical Disabilities
Translating military training into civilian employment

Services and Partner Agencies

Housing Assistance
Housing & Urban Development Veteran Assistance and Supported Housing
Family Alliance for Veterans of America
Northern Lights
Access to Health Care
Mobile Veterans Outreach Center Vehicles

Access to Health Care

Mason City VA Community-Based Outreach Clinic
Central Iowa VA Health System
VA Mobile Veterans Outreach Center
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Substance and Alcohol Abuse Treatment 2

Mental Health Assistance

Prairie Ridge Treatment Center
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Employment and Education Assistance 1

Employment and Education Assistance

Iowa Workforce Development
VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
Job Fair
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Woman with a dog listening to a guy

Substance and Alcohol Abuse Treatment

Mental Health Counseling
Service Animal Placement