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Fri August 3, 2012

Veterans Cut Ribbon on New Mental Health Outpatient Building

Iraq veteran John Angel Jr. and Vietnam veteran Craig Shipley cut the ribbon on the VA Salt Lake City's new Mental Health Outpatient Building.
Andrea Smardon

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City cut the ribbon Friday on its new Mental Health Outpatient Building.  As troops return from Iraq and Afghanistan, VA officials say the number of combat troops seeking help is growing. 

Steve Young is the Director of Mental Health Services for the VA in Salt Lake City.  He says the building they’ve been operating in for 20 years is basically a bunch of old trailers without wheels.

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