Tom Alligood, a veteran and certified nursing assistant at the Dorn Veterans Administration Hospital in Columbia, S.C., said he can relate to his veteran patients because the route he took from being a VA patient to VA caregiver has been a challenging one.
Tom Alligood, a veteran and certified nursing assistant at the Dorn Veterans Administration Hospital in Columbia, S.C., said he can relate to his veteran patients because the route he took from being a VA patient to VA caregiver has been a challenging one. Bruce Smith AP
Tom Alligood, a veteran and certified nursing assistant at the Dorn Veterans Administration Hospital in Columbia, S.C., said he can relate to his veteran patients because the route he took from being a VA patient to VA caregiver has been a challenging one. Bruce Smith AP

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