How Veterans Leaving the Military Can Launch a Political Career

Military.com recently wrote about IVMF's Veteran Program for Politics and Civic Engagement stating it "should be the first stop for any veteran candidate".... Read More ▶


Military Spouses in the Workplace

This project, by Hiring Our Heroes (HOH), in collaboration with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University and in partnership with Starbucks and the support of the Starbucks Foundation, uses the results from an onl... Read More ▶


Some Veteran Entrepreneurs Say Military Experience Is Helping Them Withstand The Pandemic

According to a survey from Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families, 76 percent of vet entrepreneurs say they lost business because of the pandemic. About a third anticipate closing their businesses. ... Read More ▶


Biden Must Heed Veteran Priorities

With President Biden's inauguration and the beginning of a new Congress, this is the moment to think of the nation’s 18 million military veterans and their families. For those who have borne the battle, who wore the uniform in our nation’s defens... Read More ▶


IVMF’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Group Co-Chair Reflects on Black History Month

As we approach the 2021 recognition of this esteemed celebration, America finds itself immersed in racial tensions at a level that has not been witnessed since the civil rights movement's pinnacle.... Read More ▶


What Veterans Need To Know About Today’s Entrepreneurship Market

Military service and small-business ownership share a distinctive relationship, dating back more than a half-century. Veterans remain more likely to own a business than nonveterans and often tend to out-earn nonveteran entrepreneurs. High-performing ... Read More ▶


IVMF Brings National Community Program Home to Serve Local Syracuse Veterans and Families

Yesterday on January 21st, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the newest AmericaServes network, SyracuseServes, in his State of the City Address.... Read More ▶


IVMF Advisory Board Welcomes New Additions

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has announced two new members to its advisory board with the appointments of Mark Elliott, Global Head of Military and Veterans Affairs for JPMorgan Chase—IVMF’s foundin... Read More ▶


The Passage of House Resolution 7105

The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 is a major piece of legislation likely to be signed into law this year. Read the IVMF’s statement below: Syracuse University’s Institute for Ve... Read More ▶


Military Families in Need of Food Assistance Amid Pandemic

The pandemic has left many Americans unemployed and in need of help getting by and feeding their families, and among the millions trying to stay afloat in this pandemic are America's service members and their families. This spring, the Armed Services... Read More ▶