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Keeping Our Promise to America’s Vets by Saving Medicaid Video

Keeping Our Promise to America’s Vets by Saving Medicaid

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alexis Scott relies on Medicaid to help her treat injuries she sustained while on duty in Iraq.

Aki Suzuki, Michael Richardson, Rejane Frederick

The Impact of the AHCA on Veterans: State-by-State Breakdown Article
Veteran patients wait for a dental exam in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, March 9, 2017. (AP/Randall Hill)

The Impact of the AHCA on Veterans: State-by-State Breakdown

President Trump and congressional Republicans’ health care plan would take Medicaid away from more than 400,000 veterans.

Rachel West, Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Rejane Frederick

Disability Benefits Do Not Stop Men from Working Report

Disability Benefits Do Not Stop Men from Working

Disability benefits are not the cause of declining labor force participation among prime-age men.

Shawn Fremstad, Katherine Gallagher Robbins

The Freedom to Serve and the Freedom to Work Report
 (Veteran at Vietnam memorial)

The Freedom to Serve and the Freedom to Work

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.

Katie Miller

Honoring Our Veterans in 2012 Article
As we remember the countless sacrifices made by all veterans since our nation's founding, we thank those still serving on our behalf and keep them in our thoughts and prayers. (AP/ Nam Y. Huh)

Honoring Our Veterans in 2012

A statistical picture of our service members and the challenges they face.

Cultural Competency Key to Meeting the Health Needs of Latino Veterans Article
Un Guardia Costero de EE.UU. habla con un reclutador en la Feria de Empleos de la Fuerza Laboral del Sur de la Florida y la Sociedad de Veteranos Hispanos. Con más latinos que sirven en las fuerzas armadas, es importante que entendamos las circunstancias que esta población enfrenta para que podamos apoyarlos mejor, sobre todo cuando se trata del estrés post-traumático. (Flickr/<a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/usag-miami/2667900210/U.S. Army Garrison-Miami)" data-srcset="https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/hispanic_vets_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/hispanic_vets_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/hispanic_vets_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/hispanic_vets_onpage.jpg?w=500 500w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/hispanic_vets_onpage.jpg?w=250 250w" data-sizes="auto" />

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.

Amy Navvab

Easing the Transition from Combat to Classroom Report
Developing strategies that increase the likelihood of veterans  completing their studies and earning their degrees will certainly  contribute positively to this goal and simultaneously promote national  competitiveness as well as appropriately compensating veterans for their  service. (AP/ Josh Anderson)

Easing the Transition from Combat to Classroom

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.

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