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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…

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…

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…

Hiring Heroes: Employer Perceptions, Preferences, and Hiring Practices Related to U.S. Military Personnel

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The aim of this research is to better understand employer perceptions, preferences, and hiring practices regarding military personnel, and to provide useful information to those helping service personnel transition into civilian work.

From Soldier to Student II: Assessing Campus Programs for Veterans and Service Members

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The From Soldier to Student II: Assessing Campus Programs for Veterans and Service Members report updates a 2009 study which provided the first national snapshot of the programs and services that colleges and universities had in place to serve…

Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions

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Created by the American Council on Education (ACE), this online resource is designed to help institutions of higher education build effective programs for veteran students and share information. It highlights a variety of best practices and includes…

Severely Injured Military Veterans: Fulfilling Their Dreams

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When veterans with severe injuries return to civilian life, they face difficult transitions and often lose the convenience of direct access to the government's educational support programs.

Severely Injured Military Veterans: Fulfilling Their…