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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

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Matthew Hefti reading from his book "A Hard And Heavy Thing."

   Matthew Hefti: A Hard And Heavy Thing

“Every reading I’ve done people have asked insightful questions and have been genuinely curious about how do we take care…(more)

Not Everyone Who Comes Home Is Home

   Not Everyone Who Comes Home Is Home

“To this day, one dream returns to me. It has changed me, rocking me to my very core. It is…(more)

Guitars for Vets founder Dan Van Buskirk.

   Guitars for Vets

“Right now Guitars for Vets operates 60 chapters in 30 states. We’ve given away over 2,000 new guitars. We have…(more)

Crystal's story

   Veterans Coming Home: Crystal

“I had gone from living, and breathing and working with the same group of people to just being out on…(more)

Book, notebook, and calculator in classroom.

   Factors to Consider When Choosing a School: A guide before using the GI Bill

Making informed decisions about how to use your benefits and how they can best meet your needs means doing a…(more)

US Paralympic sled hockey team celebrating.

   NPR-From War in The Desert To ‘Murder Ball On Ice’

An NPR broadcast highlighting the US paralympic sled hockey team and the disabled veterans that compete on it.

A female veteran attending a job fair.

   Business Case for Hiring a Veteran

Here are 10 reasons to hire a veteran in a competitive business environment, backed up by academic research from our…(more)

npr_soldiers_learn_to_live

   NPR Series – Home Front: Soldiers Learn to Live After War

Weekend Edition is spending a year with the men of the National Guard’s 182nd Infantry Regiment as they make the transition…(more)

a family photo of a dad holding his daughter and she is holding elmo. Mom is standing next to daughter and behind her are Sesame Street muppets Elmo and Rosita.

   Sesame Street Resources for Military & Veteran Families

Military families, Sesame Street salutes you and supports you! Talk, Listen, Connect, offers you strategies and resources to help your…(more)

Invisible War

   The Invisible War

The Invisible War exposes one of the United States’s most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the…(more)