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Local Navy officer brings his "Vision" to Central New York

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A local fundraiser was held, with the goal of providing legal services for military members and veterans, Tuesday.
 
Tom Caruso, a Utica native and 2014 graduate of Syracuse University School of Law, is also an officer in the Navy.
    
Now Caruso is bringing "Vision,"  the state's first comprehensive veterans' legal clinic, to Syracuse.
    
He also wants a satellite office in Utica.
 
"Upstate NY has a veterans population, military population," Caruso said. "With everything that's going on with the VA, we really see this as a common sense solution to those problems."
 
Some of the other issues facing veterans are things such as discharges
    
He says Utica and Syracuse are perfect locations, with Fort Drum nearby.
    

Plus, Utica has an Army Reserve Unit and an Army National Guard Unit.

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