Once a veteran, always a veteran
Staff Sgt. Robert Gross, 30th Civil Engineering Squadron utility outage administrator, visits with a homeless veteran during the 2019 Santa Barbara County Veteran Stand Down event Oct. 19, 2019, in Santa Maria, Calif. During the event, Airmen from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. escorted veterans, offering them assistance carrying supplies, and serving as link between prior and current military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie)