Alabama gov. Robert J. Bentley has green-lit a commission to study ways to improve services for active duty military, veterans and military families.

On Tuesday, Alabama governor Robert J. Bentley signed an executive order to create Alabama Executive Veterans Network (AlaVetNet), which will will study and evaluate all services in the state directed at improving the well-being of service members, veterans and their families in the key areas of education, employment, health, homelessness, and legal assistance.

The goal of AlaVetNet is to use existing resources available and explore opportunities to expand veterans services. The committee will develop a long-range plan for a unified, statewide system for the delivery of services aimed at helping those who served in the military.

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