Support Veteran-Owned Business on National Holidays – May

What’s better than a celebration? Celebrating a veteran or military spouse owned business! From Flag Day to Space Day, military-connected businesses are making an impact in a variety of industries! The IVMF’s Coalition for Veteran Owned Business ... Read More ▶


Veterans Program for Politics and Civic Engagement

The VPPCE prepares veterans and military-connected individuals with the skills, knowledge, and tools to launch a successful and meaningful career in politics. Veterans with first-hand experience running for office, experts in the field, and esteemed ... Read More ▶


The COVID-19 Pandemic is Hurting Some Veteran-Owned Business

COVID-19 has had a major impact on the U.S. and world economies. Many small, independently owned businesses have had to reevaluate how they operate during this trying time. So it’s not surprising that many veteran-owned businesses are also reeling... Read More ▶


Veterans education program adapts to virtual world

As the coronavirus took hold in the United States, it forced changes in many facets of daily life from business operations to grocery shopping to education opportunities. At Syracuse University, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families’ On... Read More ▶


NCServes – Western Steps Up During A Time of Crisis

It’s no surprise our AmericaServes programs are stepping up in their communities to help everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of those networks, NCServes-Western, is going above and beyond in the Asheville area and working across the state to... Read More ▶


Military Spouse Pays Tribute to her Late Husband and Military Child

By: Anonymous It’s the Month of the Military Child. I want to pay tribute to a special relationship between a father and his daughter. When Gabby was born, she promptly captured her dad’s heart and wrapped it around her little finger. For Ga... Read More ▶


Onward to Opportunity, a Career Training Program for Service Members and Families Goes Online Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Onward to Opportunity, a career training and professional certification program, allows transitioning service members, veterans and spouses to maintain progress toward post-service, in-demand careers during the COVID-19 shutdown. The O2O program, ... Read More ▶


Veteran Business Owners Give Back During This Trying Time

During the uncertain and scary times we are living in right now, it's nice to see veterans and businesses do what they can to help the community. Below are only a couple of stories we wanted to highlight to show that in this time of crisis, now more ... Read More ▶


Empowering Veterans and Youth to Enrich Communities

Assessing Positive Mental and Physical Health Outcomes for Veterans The work of Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) is rooted in the belief that veterans and families of the fallen are among America’s greatest civic assets, and that the path toward bri... Read More ▶


IVMF Founder and Executive Director Dr. Michael Haynie Featured in TIME Magazine

Recently Dr. Michael Haynie, Founder and Executive Director for the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and Vice-Chancellor of Syracuse University, was featured as one of the equalizers in TIME that are fighting for a more equal Ameri... Read More ▶