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Video: Program Unites Veterans Serving Time

They served their country, then ended up on the wrong side of the law. But many of Texas' veterans serving time behind bars are getting the guidance to stay out of the legal system upon their release, thanks to a new Texas Department of Criminal Justice program.

They served their country, then ended up on the wrong side of the law. Many of the more than 10,000 Texas veterans serving time behind bars say they attempted to erase the images of war through illegal drug use and got caught, sometimes more than once. A new Texas Department of Criminal Justice program is giving a group of veterans the resources and guidance to stay out of the legal system upon their release. 

 

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