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The reproduction of the gender regime: the military and education as state apparatuses constraining the military wife student

Contributing to both Marxist and feminist theory, we argue that the combined practices of the state apparatuses, the military and education system, constrain these women's access to, and progress in, HE, and that the patriarchal gender regime is reproduced through…

The RAF Family – experiences from around the world. Survey Highlights Report.

Our online survey identified that RAF Personnel and their families are posted across a wide range of locations worldwide, in a variety of work and cultural contexts. The survey examined motivations for volunteering for overseas Service, experiences of preparing and…

Serving Those Who Serve Their Country: Preparing Military Veterans for Nursing Degrees

BACKGROUND: Challenges remain for integrating Veterans into civilian occupations postservice. This article describes an innovative project affording military service personnel serving in health occupational specialties the opportunity for completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. METHOD: The…

Serving Those Who Serve Their Country: Preparing Military Veterans for Nursing Degrees

Background: Challenges remain for integrating Veterans into civilian occupations postservice. This article describes an innovative project affording military service personnel serving in health occupational specialties the opportunity for completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Method: The…

Supporting Military Veterans in Australian Higher Education

Veterans often face difficulties during the transition from military to civilian life, with relatively high unemployment rates and mental health risks. Higher education represents an important pathway to navigate this transition successfully. Research from the United States shows that veterans…

Snapshot Education Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…

Impact of ‘transition blind spots’ on Access to Higher Education Diploma students with a military background: why filling gaps in Information, Advice and Guidance matters

This paper contributes to an under-researched area within the field of military-civilian transition. It explores innovatively the experiences of (mainly) ex-service personnel as they journey to and through 'Access to Higher Education Diplomas' (AHED), the majority having come from the…

Interrelationships Among Resilience, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Depression, and Academic Outcomes in Student Military Veterans

Resilience, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are important factors to consider as student military Veterans work to reintegrate into society. The impact of these factors on academic success is not fully understood, but is important…

Actualizing veterans education in nursing

A grant driven partnership among a west Texas university, Texas Workforce Commission's College Credits for Heroes, and the Health Resources and Services Administration provided the funding needed to create a competency based education (CBE) model for recognizing military veteran service…