Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Below are resources and stories related to transition

   Four-Legged Friends Bring Aid, Comfort To Veterans

By Jerry LaMartina Brittany lives from day to day with relentless anxiety, depression, nightmares, insomnia and a fear of crowds.…(more)

   Hitting The Books

Cincinnati-area veterans seeking to return to school have powerful advocates in Darrell Smith and Terence Harrison.

   Mobile Vet Center

Where you live shouldn’t limit your access to care. Meet the veterans who run Nashville’s Mobile Vet Center. They run…(more)

   The Mission Continues

Shane Wood was a rambunctious kid. Growing up, he spent a lot of time on his grandfather’s farm. After high…(more)

Christopher Avilagrado

   NPR | National Guard Members Struggle To Keep Civilian Careers

NPR — along with seven public radio stations around the country — is chronicling the lives of America’s troops where…(more)

   Women Serving in War

From the war zone to life back home: Three generations of Minnesota’s military women share their stories of service from World War…(more)

   Crossing the Threshold

Everyone can support returning veterans as they integrate back into the community and work. It starts with listening. Learn from…(more)

   MyMilitary GPS LifePlan

This tool helps veterans, Service members and their families set goals and design plans that will lead them to the…(more)


Online support is available seven days a week for Minnesota Veterans and their families via LinkVet.  For more information, search…(more)

   Welcome Home, Minnesota

Interviews, discussions with service members, their families and providers on the issues of re-entry into civilian life Original Broadcast: 08/10/2007…(more)