On August 18, 2017 the National Center for Veteran Analysis and Statistics released a dataset outlining the religious affiliation of all 21 million living veterans of the United States. “Veterans Religious Affiliation by State,” downloadable as an Excel file here, provides details not only on all 50 states and the District of Columbia, but veterans […]
Combat related maladies like Posttraumattic Stress (PTS) “Disorder” and Moral Injury afflict veterans of all wars, even though most of the recent attention has been on those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Before PTSD was recognized by the DSM-III in 1980, it was called Vietnam Syndrome by VA social workers and clinicians, and in WWII […]
Veterans are at a disadvantage in America. American veterans face disproportionately high rates of under-employment, exploitation and homelessness, as well as a lack of access to the physical and mental health resources they require. These factors, combined with the silencing of veteran voices and widespread misunderstanding of veterans’ needs and experiences, have contributed to the […]
Scroll through this #Tweachable Moment about TYFYS (“thank you for your service”) or read the related essay on Medium. Coming soon as a #PonderXchange podcast to Anchor! Should civilians thank veterans?