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Generation Vet: Composition, Student Veterans, and the Post-9/11 University

Generation Vet: Composition, Student Veterans, and the Post-9/11 University -By Sue Doe and Lisa Langstraat

While many campus divisions like admissions and student services are actively moving to accommodate the rise in this demographic, little research about this population and their educational needs is available, and academic departments have been slower to adjust. In Generation Vet, fifteen chapters offer well-researched, pedagogically savvy recommendations for curricular and programmatic responses to student.

Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation's Veterans

Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation's Veterans -By Suzanne Gordon

This book describes how the VHA, tasked with a challenging patient population, does a better job than private sector institutions offering primary and geriatric care, mental health and home care services, and support for patients nearing the end of life. It explores how the resulting public debate about the future of veterans' health care has pitted VHA patients and their care-givers against politicians and policy-makers who believe that former military personnel would be better served by private health care providers.

From We Will to At Will: a Handbook for Veteran Hiring, Transitioning, and Thriving in the Workplace

From We Will to At Will: a Handbook for Veteran Hiring, Transitioning, and Thriving in the Workplace -By Justin Constantine and Andrew Morton

Demystifying the culture and mind-set of today's veterans, this book presents the business case for hiring veterans, shows how to manage the hiring process, and provides a clear roadmap to navigate the path from veteran-friendly to veteran-ready.

Why Veterans Run: Military Service in American Presidential Elections, 1789-2016

Why Veterans Run: Military Service in American Presidential Elections, 1789-2016 -By Jeremy Teigen

With both quantitative and qualitative analysis, Why Veterans Run investigates each postwar era in U.S. electoral history and elaborates why so many veterans run for office. Teigen also reveals how election outcomes with veteran candidates illuminate the relationship between the military and civilian spheres as well as the preferences of the American electorate.

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