Military & Veterans Policy & News

White Ribbon VA Campaign

Veterans Affairs

Oct 01, 2020

NASW supports the White Ribbon VA, month-long national call to action to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment, sexual assault and domestic violence in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. VA invites everyone to participate in this campaign by pledging to stop violence against others and to wear a white ribbon as a symbol of commitment throughout the month of October and beyond.


Go for Green

May 25, 2018

Go for Green (G4G) is a joint service performance-nutrition initiative that improves the food environment where Service Members live and work. It prompts better food and beverage selection with the aim to optimize performance, readiness and health.


Honoring and Helping Veterans, November 2006

Elvira Craig de Silva

Aug 16, 2017

Our profession's role is to help foster greater understanding of the many issues facing the returning veteran, including the effects of war on family life, workplace readjustment, rebuilding self-image and gaining a sense of place in society. Our role must be to advocate, coordinate and provide necessary services to help veterans regain control of their lives.


Service: When Women Come Marching Home

Film By Marcia Rock And Patricia Lee Stotter

Mar 14, 2013

Women make up 15 percent of today's military. That number is expected to double in 10 years. SERVICE highlights the resourcefulness of seven amazing women who represent the first wave of mothers, daughters and sisters returning home from the frontless wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.


2013 Conference: Civilian Social Work With Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan

The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work

Mar 01, 2013

Civilian Social Work With Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan: Implications for Practice and Education - April 11-13, 2013 - University of Texas at Austin


Volunteer Mental Health Professionals Give More Than $7 Million Worth of  Free Mental Health Services To Military Community

Give An Hour

Oct 02, 2012

Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of over 6,400 licensed mental health professionals has given more than 70,000 hours of free services.


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