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Remembering America’s Veterans in 2015

Arlington cemetery burialOn Veterans Day, the Center for American Progress offers a statistical snapshot of our veterans and the challenges they face.

by Maryia Statkevich and Lawrence J. Korb | Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Freedom to Serve and the Freedom to Work

Veteran at Vietnam memorial book_alt2 icon Report More than 1 million service members and veterans could benefit from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and other common-sense measures to prevent workplace discrimination.

by Katie Miller | Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Infographic: LGBT Service Members and Veterans Need the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

If passed into law, ENDA could significantly curtail high rates of veteran unemployment.

by Katie Miller | Tuesday, February 25, 2014

New Americans in Our Nation’s Military

U.S. military citizenship ceremony article icon Issue Brief In light of Veterans Day, this issue brief looks at how immigrants have historically played—and continue to play—a key role in U.S. military readiness.

by Catherine N. Barry | Friday, November 8, 2013

Honoring Our Veterans in 2012

American flags are on display at Rosehill Cemetery for Veterans Day in ChicagoA statistical picture of our service members and the challenges they face.

| Friday, November 9, 2012

Cultural Competency Key to Meeting the Health Needs of Latino Veterans

Amy Navvab argues that understanding the cultural differences and the unique experiences of our Latino military service members is critical to providing the care they need upon returning home from war.

by Amy Navvab | Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Easing the Transition from Combat to Classroom

book_alt2 icon Report Kimberly Griffin and Claire Gilbert present the Environmental Evaluation for Veterans Index, or EEVI, which will provide higher education institutions and policymakers with the tools needed to assess campus environments for veterans.

by Kimberly Griffin and Claire Gilbert | Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Veteran Poverty by the Numbers

Kevin Hawryluk and Abigail Ridley-Kerr write that veterans have much at stake in this year’s budget debates.

by Kevin Hawryluk and Abigail Ridley-Kerr | Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Infographic: Keeping Wasteful Defense Spending vs. Helping Vets

Melissa Boteach, Lawrence J. Korb, and Alex Rothman ask whether we really need another nuclear missile in our well-stocked arsenal when that funding could help a returning veteran find a job.

by Melissa Boteach, Lawrence J. Korb, Alex Rothman | Friday, March 2, 2012

The State of America’s Veterans

play_alt icon Video Lawrence J. Korb discusses the state of America's veterans and the major issues they're facing right now.

by Lawrence J. Korb | Thursday, November 10, 2011