There is a state pilot program that has the caught the attention of federal and other state agencies across the country. It is aimed at placing homeless veterans back to work in government jobs. The newly launched initiative has already hired a handful of veterans.
“Yeah, you can see the river," said Joel Macejak, an Arizona state park ranger stationed at the Dead Horse Ranch in Cottonwood.
Macejak has been on the job for only two weeks, and he already knows the best spots for picturesque views of the area.
“That’s the Verde River right down there," he said.