Wisconsin is close to creating an Amber Alert-like system for missing veterans
By Mercedes Leguizamon and Saeed Ahmed
There are Amber Alerts to find missing children and Silver Alerts for seniors. Now, Wisconsin is hoping to become the first state to issue an alert for vulnerable veterans: Green Alerts.
The Wisconsin Senate unanimously approved the bill in late January. Now, it’s awaiting approval of the state Assembly, where it’s also expected to pass. It then moves to the governor’s desk.
Senate Bill 473 was inspired by the family of Corey Adams, a US Air Force Reserves sergeant who served in Afghanistan in his last deployment.
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