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‘Deeply odd’: women veterans as critical feminist scholars

A series of conversations between two women veterans triggered a realization that our military service had been ‘deeply odd’. Jointly authored by a historian and a social scientist, both have served in different services, through different conflicts, for different lengths…

“Fall Out”: Substance misuse and service leavers: a qualitative investigation into the impact of a Compulsory Drug Test (CDT) discharge

The primary aim of the Fall Out project is to learn more about a specific cohort of Early Service Leavers (ESLs) — those dismissed from the Armed Forces as a result of a positive Compulsory Drug Test (CDT). Although the…

“Fall Out”: Substance misuse and service leavers: a qualitative investigation into the impact of a Compulsory Drug Test (CDT) discharge. Briefing Report

The primary aim of the Fall Out project is to learn more about a specific cohort of Early Service Leavers (ESLs) — those dismissed from the Armed Forces as a result of a positive Compulsory Drug Test (CDT). Although the…

The impact of parental deployment on the well-being of British Army children in the pre-school year

Until this point, the deployment-related wellbeing of British Army children in the pre-school year (aged 3 – 4 years) has been overlooked in research. This is despite increasing national and international recognition that parental deployment can have a profound impact…

Improving Healthcare Access for Veterans

Key findings of this research are 1) Most NHS services do not proactively identify veterans accessing their services. 2) Where services do identify and record veterans, there is no consistent way of sharing this information with other services. This means…

The Case for Veteran- Friendly Higher Education in Canada and the United Kingdom

This paper presents the case for greater effort to encourage former armed forces members, otherwise known as veterans, to access and thrive in higher education institutions in Canada and the United Kingdom (UK). By looking at existing research, almost exclusively…

Family and occupational functioning following military trauma exposure and moral injury

Evidence is growing regarding the impact of potentially morally injurious events (PMIEs) on mental health; yet how moral injury may affect an individual’s occupational and familial functioning remains poorly understood. While many veterans experienced psychological distress postevent, those who experienced…

UK military families with a dependent who has Special Education Needs and/ or Disability (SEND): a forgotten subpopulation?

Military families research has enjoyed a resurgence in the past decade, leading to an improved understanding of the unique stressors associated with military family life. Exposures such as parental separation, frequent family re-location, increased risk of paternal common mental health…

The Map of Need: identifying and predicting the spatial distribution of financial hardship in Scotland’s veteran community

During military service, many household costs for both married and single service personnel are subsidised, and transition can leave veterans unprepared for the financial demands of civilian life. Armed Forces organisations such as Sailor, Soldier, Air Force Association (SSAFA) play…