Disabled veterans: Bus stop not close enough to new VA clinic

Veteran Transport Services, Inc.

WSOC TV News  on Tuesday, December 9, 2014

 By Sarah Rosario, reporter

Disabled veterans are turning to Channel 9 for help after finding out they’ll have to walk a block to get to their new Veterans Affairs clinic.

This is the second time veterans have had to ask the city to move a bus stop closer to a new facility.

Construction is underway on West Tyvola Road at Cascade Pointe Boulevard.

Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. C.W. Perkins has been walking with a cane for almost four years. He lost his sight in 2007 and has learned to find his way.

“What I have to do is bump up against a wall as I’m walking. If a wall disappears, then I have to slow down and find my way,” Perkins said.

Perkins receives treatment at the VA and is looking forward to using the new facility under…

View original post 303 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s