The Bush Institute Military Service Initiative works to increase knowledge and raise awareness on pressing issues facing our post-9/11 veterans. On this page, you will find resources for veteran service support organizations produced by the Veteran Wellness Alliance and Economic Opportunity Task Force, including research and policy development.
The Veteran Higher Education Task Force convened a collaborative body of leaders from various educational sectors to develop five key state and national policy recommendations. They are designed to guide policymakers as they act to enhance the lives of student veterans.
The Veteran Wellness Alliance, an initiative of the George W. Bush Institute, aims to connect post-9/11 veterans with peer networks and high-quality care for “invisible wounds,” including posttraumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.
In this article, we examine social media data as a lens onto support-seeking among women veterans of the U.S. armed forces. Social media data hold a great deal of promise as a source of information on needs and support-seeking among individuals who are excluded from or systematically prevented from accessing clinical or other institutions ostensibly designed to support them.
For the first time, a national convening, led by the George W. Bush Institute Military Service Initiative, brought together public and private sector leaders to address the full range of issues affecting transitioning veterans.
The Bush Institute commissioned a survey to gain a better understanding of how people think about veterans and their perceptions of issues veterans face around the invisible wounds of war – post-traumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The Bush Institute commissioned SSRS to survey a group of post-9/11 military veterans as well as adults in the general population in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States to gain a better understanding of how people think about veterans and their perceptions of issues veterans face around the invisible wounds of war – post-traumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI).
About the Military Service Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute
The Bush Institute is dedicated to serving those who volunteered to wear the uniform in defense of our Nation – ensuring post-9/11 veterans and their families make successful transitions to civilian life.
Resources for Veterans
Connecting veterans with the support and services they need to live happier, healthier, more successful lives – and to make sure veterans are treated like people, not case numbers, every step of the care journey.