Latino Veterans Fight for Victory

In the profound words of Cesar Chavez, “Si Se Puede,” (meaning: “Yes We Can”) rings boldly true about Latino veterans and America’s rise to greatness, our way of life, and our freedom to live, work and raise our families as we please.... Read More ▶


The Dog and Soldier Who Save Veterans From Suicide

 CBS Eye on Veterans is focused on the men and women who served the nation and their families. For suicide awareness and prevention week, host Phil Briggs spoke with several veterans about suicide, how they overcame it, and how they are helpin... Read More ▶


What Does 9/11 Mean To You?

Syracuse University colleagues, students, veterans, and ROTC members share what Patriot Day means to them on the 19th anniversary of the day we will never forget. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diGVH5OIZAo&feature=emb_logo... Read More ▶


IVMF’s Shane Murray, Purple Heart Recipient, Reflects on 9/11

by Shane Murray It is hard to believe that an entire generation of Americans have been born since the horrific attacks on our country 19 years ago. That day forever changed the landscape of our country and our way of life, and we can never forget ... Read More ▶


On World Suicide Prevention Day our IVMF Grad Danique Masingill Speaks Out About Her PTSD on Fox

World Suicide Prevention Day: Danique Masingill is a Navy veteran, military spouse, and entrepreneur. Masingill is a United States Navy Veteran, and an advocate serving the warrior and military community. She served honorably from 2002 to 2007 as a M... Read More ▶


IVMF is proud to support communities as a “boots on the ground” partner

There is a military phrase that has made its way into the common vernacular called “boots on the ground.” To us, this signifies a direct involvement approach to problem-solving that involves careful listening to providers and people, in order to... Read More ▶


Jacqueline Kell: Data Analyst at HCA Healthcare

Making the transition from the United States Army to the civilian sector was one of the more uncertain times I have experienced in my adult life. The military wasn’t my first job, but it was my first profession after college graduation. It was an h... Read More ▶


EBV-F Alumni Melissa Swire Selected as PA’s Elizabeth Dole Fellow

Melissa Swire, an alumnus of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans - Families program, was selected as PA's Elizabeth Dole Fellow. A position given to caregivers who will officially represent the Elizabeth Dole Foundation in their local communit... Read More ▶


Support Veteran-Owned Business on National Holidays – September 2020

Every month the Institute for Veterans and Military Families likes to highlight the wide variety of veteran-owned businesses by recommending a few businesses on their respective national holiday. Celebrate a fun holiday and support a local business t... Read More ▶


Summer of Success Winner!

We asked for your votes and you delivered - A big congratulations to our winner, V-WISE, who has won $5,000 in matching gifts! Thank you to all who donated to these incredible IVMF programs. Your support will help countless veterans and their familie... Read More ▶