|Public policy and community partners play pivotal roles in transitioning veterans to successful post-military careers and lives. Important legislation, innovative programming, comprehensive services, and coordination of veteran service organizations work together to make a real difference in the lives of our veterans and their families. Use our search and filter function to learn more about this collecting area.|
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Climate Snapshot Poll: Top Resource Needs of Veterans and Active Duty Service Members
The second in a series of snapshot poll briefs, the IVMF research team, in partnership with Military Times, examines the coronavirus and its impact on the military and veteran community. This brief analyzes resource needs among veteran and the active-duty service member populations in key areas such as employment, education, childcare, mental and physical health, along with caregiving resources. Results reveal widespread concern and resources needed among military and veteran community members collectively and independently. Knowing which resources are needed is just half the battle as findings also indicate that navigating some of those services is also a challenge. This report aims to offer insight and recommendations, to the military community, along with multiple stakeholders including policymakers, practitioners, grant makers, and researchers.
Veterans and COVID-19: Projecting the Economic, Social, and Mental Health Needs of America's Veterans
This document addresses the potential indirect impacts of COVID-19. It projects the impact of the pandemic on the organizations committed to serving our nation's veterans.
Food Insecurity Among Military and Veteran Families During COVID-19
This data brief is the result of a survey conducted online during the first few months of 2021 to determine the impact of COVID-19 on military and veterans' families and food access. The outcomes of the study showed increased food insecurity and instability.
The Employment Situation of Veterans
Each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases their employment and unemployment report. This site provides key insights from those reports focused on veteran employment.
The 2020 Military Family Lifestyle Survey: Comprehensive Report
This survey examines the obstacles and experiences of military families. The conclusions of the study are meant to identify which parts of millitary life require more resources and support, as well as offer a better understanding of military life.
Coronavirus and COVID-19
This webpage offers resources for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, including Q & A information and HR information about resiliency during the pandemic.
COVID-19 Military & Veteran Research Library
This online library serves as a curated collection of content that shows how the COVID-19 pandemic affects military and veteran families, in addition to the communities they reside in. This collection will be updated if/when new research is discovered.
Communities Serve: A Systematic Review of Needs Assessments on U.S. Veteran and Military-Connected Populations -- Landing Page
This landing page contains a link to the full report "Communities Serve: A Systematic Review of Needs Assessments on U.S. Veteran and Military-Connected Populations" as well as all briefs published by the IVMF relating to the report.