Most would think that a military veteran’s main hurdle when coming back home from service would be something substantial – post-traumatic stress disorder, adjusting back to civilian life, etc. However, something as seemingly small as having a safe place to rest one’s head is a reality many vets face as much as anyone else.
Ryan Baze, a former Marine, has struggled with his situation for the past five years. Although Baze desperately tried to have some semblance of purpose, a bad back kept him from work. “I’m an active person. I like to do things. Not being able to cripples your mind,” he said.