Reducing rural veteran suicides: Navigating geospatial and community contexts for scaling up a national Veterans Affairs program

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“It gave me an excuse to get out into society again”: Decreasing Veteran Isolation through a Community Agricultural Peer Support Model

This study seeks to understand the veteran health and reintegration outcomes of a community agricultural initiative (CAI) called Growing Veterans (GV). Data was collected from 67 veteran and non-veteran GV …

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‘It’s Like Therapy But More Fun’ Armed Forces and Veterans’ Breakfast Clubs: A Study of Their Emergence as Veterans’ Self-Help Communities

This paper explores the UK’s Armed Forces and Veterans’ Breakfast Clubs (AFVBCs) and argues that the AFVBCs provide a safe place for veterans to reminisce and provide mutual support to …

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Benefit Not Burden (UK)

This report details a piece of research that explores how to improve the delivery of organisational pledges made under the Armed Forces Covenant.

Latest News on the Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust provides a newsletter that gives a round-up of news and updates about community projects enabled through covenant funding. Click here to read more.

A National Veterans Covenant: Community as the Catalyst and Resource

This thought paper discusses the possibility of a national veterans covenant. The United States has a moral obligation to ensure that its veterans and their  families receive the services promised to them when they enlisted, to maximize the  advantages gained through their service, and mitigate any disadvantages of injury,  illness, or other disparity created as a result of their service.