Military & Veterans Policy & News

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.

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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.

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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.

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Service:  When Women Come Marching Home, Trailer

Film By Marcia Rock And Patricia Lee Stotter

Mar 14, 2013

SERVICE portrays the courage of women veterans as they transition from active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan to their civilian lives, describing the horrific traumas they have faced often leading to PTSD, the inadequate care they often receive on return, and the large and small accomplishments they work mightily to achieve.

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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

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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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