WHAT WORKS FOR VETERANS?

Veterans Coming Home is an innovative cross-platform public media campaign exploring “what works” for veterans as they return to civilian life — exploring the challenges, and sharing the success stories of veterans who are making a difference in the workplace, on campus, and in their communities.

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Call for Submissions: What’s Worked for You?

An Essay Contest – with Guest Editor David Chrisinger “War is what happens when words fail.” – Margaret Atwood At Veterans…(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.

“As a veteran, I'm a great hire because — you hear this everywhere — we're very hardworking … We're not nine to five workers. I work until I get it done. I will stay there as long as I need to.”

– Michael Bower, Student Veteran

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FINDING WHAT WORKS

As communities rally to support veterans as they return home, it is by no means a one way relationship — our communities gain untold benefits from veterans’ skills and commitment. Veterans Coming Home: Finding What Works will tell stories from communities across the the nation that are innovating and succeeding for their veterans, and close the loop to highlight the unique contributions veterans are making in return.