Native Americans in the Military: From Service to Civilian Life

Throughout American history, Native veterans have answered the call to serve in the Armed Services. Highly regarded within their tribal community for their dedication and commitment to serve in the Armed Services, Native American veterans represent 5... Read More ▶


Nick Armstrong G’08, G’14 Uses Data to Help Veterans Achieve Their Goals

In Nick Armstrong’s role as the managing director of research and data at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), data takes on a more significant role: his team collects data and leads research to inform the delivery of educationa... Read More ▶


IVMF Staff Member and Former Sergeant of the Guard at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Participates in Tomb’s Centennial

U.S. Army veteran Bart Womack proudly served for 29 years as an enlisted service member, deploying to such locations as Haiti, Kosovo and Iraq, and retiring as a command sergeant major. But it was his assignments as part of the military guard at the ... Read More ▶


Why Create an Academic Facility, at Syracuse University or Anywhere Else, Focused on Veterans and Their Families?

He looked at me – his eyes actually welling up with tears – and said “Mike, worse than all of that, since I’ve been home, I feel anonymous.”... Read More ▶


Fiserv Extends Commitment to Syracuse University’s IVMF to Support Military-Connected Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

IVMF announced an additional $7 million commitment from Fiserv, a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology and a proud supporter of the military community. As a longtime partner of the IVMF, Fiserv is extending an initial... Read More ▶


County Executive McMahon Announces Launch of ‘Operation Green Light’ In Support of Local Veterans

In advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that the Courthouse, Carnegie building, War Memorial and Everson Museum will be illuminated green November 5th through the I 3th as part of Operation Gr... Read More ▶


IVMF Receives Transformative $30 Million Gift From Navy Veteran Daniel D’Aniello ’68 and His Wife Gayle

At the dedication event, U.S. Navy veteran and Life Trustee Daniel D’Aniello ’68, H’20 and his wife, Gayle, announced a $30 million gift to secure the future and long-term success of the IVMF.... Read More ▶


Testimony On Improving Outcomes for Servicemembers and Veterans

Before the: U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Hearing on VA and DoD Collaboration: Improving Outcomes for Servicemembers and Veterans... Read More ▶


SU Press and IVMF Announce 2021 Veterans Writing Award Winner

Syracuse University Press announces that Brian O’Hare’s short story collection “Something Hidden” is the winner of the 2021 Veterans Writing Award. O’Hare is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and former U.S. Marine Corps officer. Curren... Read More ▶


IVMF Awarded New $5 Million Federal Grant to Assist Small Businesses

At a press conference today, the US Small Business Administration announced that Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has been named as one of only eight Tier 1 grantees, selected as part of the Biden-Harris Adm... Read More ▶