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4 Tactics to Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

Brook Price | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Brook Price

Life after the military poses a unique problem for an ex-jarhead -- mainly, how in the hell are we supposed to readjust to a civilian world after our training and experiences have made us anything but civilians? These four steps can certainly soften the blow and smooth the transition.

David Wood

'Isn't Losing An Eye Enough?' Battered Veterans Struggle To Restart Their Lives After War

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Veterans Brian McPherson, Adele Loar and David Inbody (left to right) are part of a team training to climb Mount Whitney in September. (McPherson and ...

Is it Enough to Be a Yellow Ribbon School?

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

In a time of economic hardship, meeting financial obligations in full removes one major concern. The problem, however, is too many schools believe their work in embracing veterans begins and ends with the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Healing Vets: Looking Forward and Back

Shad Meshad | Posted 02.07.2013 | Impact
Shad Meshad

We know so much more about helping vets now. But that's challenged by the nature of injuries from blasts, IED's and multiple deployments. The VA can't do it all. We need the help of the whole society to help these warriors heal.

Veterans for Hire: How Companies Can Help Them Build Careers

Nancy A. Altobello | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Nancy A. Altobello

Hiring is only half of this battle. Making veterans feel included and supported once they join the civilian workforce is ultimately essential to their success, so we're now growing our veterans inclusion efforts.

Veterans for Hire: How Companies Can Help Them Build Careers

Natalie Altobello | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Natalie Altobello

Hiring is only half of this battle. Making veterans feel included and supported once they join the civilian workforce is ultimately essential to their success, so we're now growing our veterans inclusion efforts.

Sacrifices for Our Freedom

Matt Stiner | Posted 01.10.2013 | Impact
Matt Stiner

On this Veterans Day, as we honor the men and women who have sacrificed for our freedom, we must focus our attention on those veterans whose own freedom has been lost to incarceration due to substance abuse, mental illness, and trauma.

The Next Greatest Generation

Michelle Nunn | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

Over the next five years, more than one million veterans will transition out of the military and rejoin communities and families across America. Many politicians speak of them as people with needs, but that's only half the picture.

San Diego's War on Veterans: A PTSD Controversy

Lisa Nagorny | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Lisa Nagorny

It is easy to voice support for veterans; it's more difficult to act in support of them. The Aspire Center controversy is an unfortunate example of the widespread misperception of veterans.