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STEM: Science Technology Engineering Mathematics

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A compelling report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce that details STEM earnings by occupation, race, sex, and education level and finds that STEM jobs are among the nation’s most highly paid and fastest growing.

Medical Care Needs of Returning Veterans with PTSD: Their Other Burden

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BACKGROUND:
There has been considerable focus on the burden of mental illness (including post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD) in returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans, but little attention to the burden of…

Are We Winning the War Against Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

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The most methodologically rigorous epidemiological study on American military personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan found that 4.3% of troops developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Among deployed combatants, 7.6% developed PTSD, whereas…

From Battlefield to Classroom: Findings, Barriers, and Pathways to Engineering for U.S. Servicemembers

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This report identifies veterans' interests and aspirations for technical and engineering higher education, explores the likelihood that veterans will pursue an engineering program, and suggests assessment tools for profiling veteran engineering…

Veterans Talent Index: Insights and Analysis from Veteran Professionals, Recruiters and Hiring Managers

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The Veterans Talent Index includes a comprehensive analysis of transitioning military service members, veterans and their employers. The three indices include: the Veteran Career Confidence Index; the Veteran Job Search Activity Index; and the…

From Combat to Campus: Voices of Student-Veterans

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What needs do veterans bring to campus? Little is known about this emerging student population. The researchers interviewed 25 students who served in the current Iraq and Afghan conflicts. This was a multicampus study, with the sample derived from…

Iraq and Afghanistan Impact Report

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For this quarterly report Veterans for Common Sense (VCS) combines several government documents about U.S. military service members and veterans who deployed to the Iraq - Afghanistan war zone since September 11, 2011. VCS uses only primary source…

What's Important to You and Your Family? Executive Summary of the National Military Family Association 2011 Survey

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Executive Summary of the National Military Family Association 2011 Survey, which documents the critical challenges facing military families, effective solutions, and top concerns. Results of this survey are used to help determine legislative…

No One Leaves Unchanged: Insights for Civilian Mental Health Care Professionals Into the Military Experience and Culture

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This article promotes an understanding of military culture and experience, so as to better frame the services offered by civilian clinicians. Service members indoctrinated into such an influential culture can experience adjustment problems upon…