Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Veterans Coming Home is an innovative cross-platform public media campaign that bridges America’s military-civilian divide by telling stories, challenging stereotypes and exploring how the values of service and citizenship are powerful connectors for all Americans.

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How can civilians be of service to veterans coming home?

How can civilians help veterans returning home? Army veteran and farmer Steve Acheson recently talked to Veterans Coming Home about…(more)

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MAKE THE CONNECTION - Veterans on Taking Steps to Improve Relationships

The experiences of military life can affect veterans in ways that may impact their relationships. In this video, veterans talk about working through problems with their friends and loved ones and finding solutions that benefit everyone.

“Civilians don’t even know how to approach veterans. There’s now sort of this view, this dichotomy in society: Are veterans just heroes? Or are they scary people with PTSD who are gonna explode?”

– Caroline Meehan, Program and Research Manager, Volunteers of America

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Throughout the spring of 2016, a team of photographers, writers, and filmmakers—both veteran and civilian—will crisscross the country, creating digital shorts, videos, and other compelling content exploring issues of service, citizenship, and veteran’s lives.