Key Win for CNY with Katko-Authored Onward to Opportunity Act

U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-2) today announced nine measures he authored and critical funding levels for local manufacturers and workers were included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. This bipartisan legislation, wh... Read More ▶


House Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing: Veteran Suicide Prevention Innovative Research and Expanded Public Health Efforts

Veteran suicide remains one of the most pressing issues for the veteran community today. The most recent available data suggest about 17 veterans die by suicide daily, and the age- and sex-adjusted rates of suicide among veterans are higher than rate... Read More ▶


Harnessing the Power of New Mexico’s Communities: The Case for State-wide Coordinated Care

For the last decade, the IVMF has dedicated its mission to supporting those who have served in our nation’s defense. Through innovative programs and actionable research, we’ve learned much about the asset this population represents to our communi... Read More ▶


IVMF’s COO and Former NYPD Deputy Commissioner, Maureen Casey, Reflects on The 9/11 20th Anniversary

Casey served as the Deputy Commissioner with the New York City Police Department during the 9/11 attacks and participated in the City’s response and recovery efforts on that day and during the days, weeks, and months that followed.... Read More ▶


Syracuse University to Award Honorary Degree to Daniel A. D’Aniello

Daniel A. D’Aniello, a global business icon and leading philanthropist, will be recognized with honorary degrees during Commencement 2020, being celebrated on Sept. 19, 2021.... Read More ▶


IVMF’s COO Maureen Casey Reflects on Her Personal Experience at Ground Zero for the September 11th 20th Anniversary

We said never forget – but have we?  While I think we have not forgotten those who were killed – they live on through their families and friends, and their names are forever etched in stone around the memorial pools at the 9/11 Memorial, I do th... Read More ▶


New Book ‘Military Veteran Employment’ Features IVMF’s Mike Haynie and Deborah Bradbard

IVMF is proud to have Executive Director Mike Haynie and Research Associate Debora Bradbard share their insights and knowledge in Military Veteran Employment: A Guide for the Data-driven Leader.... Read More ▶


When military parents transition to civilian life, so do their kids

The Department of Defense has resources that can help. By Dr. Kelly Blasko When military parents are on active duty and experience deployments, frequent moves and family stress, their children face the same challenges. The same is true when a p... Read More ▶


Hurricane Ida: Resources for Veterans and Military Families

If you are a veteran or military family member directly impacted by Hurricane Ida and seeking immediate disaster or emergency relief, please see the resources below: State of Louisiana | Disaster Assistance  Disaster Relief to Veterans Brochur... Read More ▶


Grace Swinnerton Appointed New Visiting Librarian for Digital Library Program and Institute of Veteran and Military Families

Grace “Gigi” Swinnerton was recently appointed as Syracuse University Libraries’ new visiting librarian for the Digital Library Program and Institute of Veteran and Military Families (IVMF).... Read More ▶