July 13th, 2007
In recent months, news has been building about the ongoing problem with our US military and all of the soliders whom have been discharged without any medical benefits because of a "pre-existing disorder".
Dave Matthews first spoke about the story of Jon Town, during shows at UMass and again at Radio City Music Hall back in April. This news came from an article posted by The Nation, back on March 29th, 2007.
Jon Town is one of many from the US military who was injured in Iraq and discharged without medical benefits because he was deemed to have a pre-existing condition.
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On July 12th, 2007, Jon Town's story was on "Nightline and "World News Tonight" on ABC. Dave Matthews spoke out about Jon Town and this ongoing problem during those reports.
You can view the video with Dave Matthews here.
View Jon Town's story on Nightline here.