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2.02.24 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – January 2024


On February 2nd, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment rose by 353,000 in January, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.7 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, retail trade, and soc... Read More ▶

1.09.24 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – December 2023


On January 5th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 216,000 in December, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent. Employment continued to trend up in government, health care, social assistance, an... Read More ▶

1.03.24 | Health & Wellness

National Study of Sleep Health for Student Servicemembers/Veterans


Objective: Investigate sleep health for student servicemember/veterans (SSM/Vs). Method: Data from the National College Health Assessment was used, including 88,178 participants in 2018 and 67,972 in 2019.... Read More ▶

12.13.23 | Health & Wellness

Discrepancy Between Veteran Food Insecurity and Use of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


Food insecurity is linked to poorer physical and mental health, including an increased risk of suicide. Therefore, addressing the needs of food-insecure veterans is a national priority.... Read More ▶

12.08.23 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – November 2023


On December 8th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 199,000 in November, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.7 percent. Job gains occurred in health care and government. Employment also increased in manuf... Read More ▶

11.08.23 | Families

Exploring the Advocacy Experiences of Military Families with Children Who Have Disabilities


When children with disabilities receive appropriate services, they experience long-term developmental benefits. Yet, military families of children with disabilities in the United States report lacking access to needed services and having difficulty n... Read More ▶

11.06.23 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – October 2023


On November 3rd, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 150,000 in October, with the unemployment rate changing little, remaining at 3.9 percent. Job gains were observed in the health care, government, and social a... Read More ▶

10.20.23 | Health & Wellness

Post-9/11 Deployment History and the Incidence of Breast Cancer Among Women Veterans


Purpose: To determine if women veterans who deployed in support of Operations Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) would show a greater likelihood of breast cancer (BC) than other women veterans who did not deploy during that service era.... Read More ▶

10.06.23 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – September 2023


On October 6th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported employment rose by 336,000 in September, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.8 percent. Job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality; government; health care; professional, scien... Read More ▶

10.05.23 | Health & Wellness

Veteran Cultural Competence Training: Initial Effectiveness and National-Level Implementation


Objective: Because service professionals often lack cultural competence in working with veterans, veterans often perceive such professionals as “not understanding.” The authors developed, evaluated, and implemented Veteran Cultural Competence Tra... Read More ▶

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