• George W. Bush Institute

    Domestic Excellence

  • To be a great country, we must have strong economic growth, a great education system, take care of our veterans, and develop future leaders.

Military Service Initiative

Ensuring post-9/11 veterans and their families make successful transitions to civilian life

Through research, policy development, programs, and Presidential recognition, the Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative informs, influences, and unites communities, non-profit organizations, businesses, academia, and philanthropy to maximize the health and well-being of post-9/11 veterans and military families, setting the conditions for a successful transition and their continued leadership as civilians.


Military Service Initiative Team

Contact the Military Service Initiative Team: militaryservice@bushcenter.org

Media Inquiries: Brittney Bain, media@bushcenter.org

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Resources for and About Our Warriors

Our men and women in uniform have faced down enemies, liberated millions, and in doing so showed the true compassion of our Nation. Often, they return home with injuries—both visible and invisible—that intensify the challenges of transitioning into civilian life.

The Bush Institute aim to help warriors find meaningful employment through the VET Roadmap and recover from the invisible wounds of war through the Warrior Wellness Alliance. 

We have also published resources help non-profits organizations their funders maximize their impact as well as resources that help civilians understand the unique challenges facing our veterans.


of Americans have little to no understanding of the issues facing our post-9/11 veterans



Military Service Initiative Team

“Our warriors are the one percent of America who kept the 99 percent safe. We have a duty to help make their transitions as successful as possible.” – President George W. Bush

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