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Hiring Veterans: A Step-by-Step Toolkit for Employers

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A educational resource for employers published by the US Department of Labor and focusing on the skills, contributions and requirements of transitioning service members, including those with service-connected disabilities.

Employer Reference Desk: Veterans with Disabilities in the Workplace

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Resources and incentives to help employers hire veterans with service connected disabilities.

Supported Education for Returning Veterans with PTSD and Other Mental Disorders

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Military service itself has been documented as a positive turning point in enlistees' life trajectories. However, for the veteran population with psychiatric disorders, resources other than the GI Bill, such as supported education psychiatric…

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…

Navigating Government Benefits & Employment: A Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities

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In response to a need for more easily accessible and organized information on governmental benefits available to veterans and their families, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families  at Syracuse University (IVMF), in collaboration with…

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…

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…

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…