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Why Soldiers Miss War
December 3rd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

This blog post from Nolan Peterson was written for The Daily Signal.  Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Martin parked the truck outside the concrete slabs arranged in a defensive perimeter…

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Not another Survey! Why Should I participate?
November 27th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

This post was written by Jim McDermott for the VFR Hub. The post is written as a conversation between a researcher and potential participant, exploring the reasons why people should…

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Impact of Military Life on Children from Military Families
November 26th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The latest supplement issue of JMVFH is now available to read. This supplement focuses on issues relating to the impact of military life on children from military families. The Journal…

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Soldiers With Broken Faces: Behind The Origins Of Plastic Surgery On WW1 Casualties
November 22nd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

How severe injuries in the First World War led to pioneering medical techniques and the origins of facial reconstruction. Article by Dr Andrew Bamji for Forces.net News As a rheumatology…

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Ex-military CEO says hiring veterans makes good business sense
November 14th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Joshua Broder, who now runs Tilson Technology Management in Portland, says the work ethic, team thinking and the leadership training soldiers receive translate well to civilian jobs. Joshua Broder and…

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Friendly To Forces: Campaign Aiming To Tackle Mental Health Stigma In Veteran Recruitment
November 12th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Armed Forces charity SSAFA has launched the initiative to help service leavers find employment and overcome mental health stigma in the workplace. The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA)…

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For Most Vets, PTSD Isn’t The Problem, ‘Transition Stress’ Is. Here’s What That Means
November 6th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

While post-traumatic stress disorder has become a much-discussed affliction, a seemingly more prevalent problem is going largely overlooked: transition stress. Think of it as a clinical-sounding diagnosis for that sense…

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Bookish Suggestions
November 4th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

We would like to build up a collection of suggestions from the Hub’s user community on recommended books to read. Suggestions should be related in some way to themes/topics that…

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UK’s Soldiering On Awards
October 24th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The Soldiering On Awards (SOA) recognise the outstanding achievements of those who have served their country, and the diverse people and groups who work together in support of the Armed…

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UK’s Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees Seeking New Members
October 14th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees (VAPC) are looking for new members for 12 of its 13 regional committees and five Chairmen, one for each of the following regional committees…

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UK charity search for stories from military families for major new history project
October 3rd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Loved ones of veterans who have been emotionally or physically affected while serving in a military role are being sought for a major new educational project chronicling the impact of…

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It’s #NationalPoetryDay in the UK
October 3rd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

There is a long tradition in the UK of personnel writing poetry as a way to communicate their experiences of warfare and what it was like to be part of…

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