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A Continuum of Collaboration

Publication date: 
05/01/2017

Veteran/scholar Phillip Carter's follow up work to Nancy Berglass' "Well After Service", looking at the range of community-based models for veterans penetration, across the country.

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Employment provides a pathway to health and well-being for veterans

Publication date: 
11/24/2016

Earlier this year, Anthony Robinson, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, was sleeping in his car every night. He had visited many job placement centers, but had not been able to secure employment. He was discouraged but refused to give up. He had a family who was depending on him, and he wanted to be a good role model for his children.

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RAND Reports on Veterans Health Care

Publication date: 
09/02/2016

As the largest integrated health care provider in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs faces significant challenges in ensuring access to high quality health care for military veterans. RAND has a wealth of expertise in health policy research, which informs its analyses related to the medical care needs of military veterans and their families, as well as the care systems intended to meet them.

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Important Impact/Follow-Up Report on RAND's Groundbreaking "Invisible Wounds of War"

Publication date: 
09/02/2016

Exposure to traumatic stress has always been a part of combat. In Iraq and Afghanistan, however, advances in combat medicine and body armor meant that the lives of wounded soldiers that would likely have been lost in previous conflicts were instead being saved—though with significant physical, emotional, and cognitive impairments. In 2007, concerns about PTSD and TBI were sparking media attention and additional health assessments of service members.

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