Research Index

Success in life after service: A perspective on conceptualizing the well-being of military Veterans

Well-being has emerged in Canada, the United States, and other nations as a key strategic objective in supporting military members and their families during and after transition to life after military service. However, lack of an explicit conceptualization of well-being…

The Relationship between Veterans’ Employment Program Component Use and Career Advancement Over Time

Over the last 5 years or so, as veterans transitioned, they generally fared well in the civilian workforce. There are numerous programs designed to help veterans write a resume, translate their military skills, and practice interviewing. The goal of many…

Substance Use, Financial Stress, Employment Disruptions, and Anxiety among [US] Veterans during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in financial, employment, and mental health challenges. In general, American veterans report high rates of substance use, which may be influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Those with pre-existing mental health problems, employment disruptions, or financial…

Veterans to workplace: Keys to successful transition

A research initiative was undertaken by the City of Clarksville, TN; Montgomery County, TN; the Tennessee Department of Labor; and the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services. Researchers conducted a qualitative study in the environs of Nashville, TN and Clarksville, TN,…

Defining integrity: An approach and military application

A construct-oriented approach to integrity test development involves identifying important elements of integrity and developing content to reflect those elements. Undertaking a content analysis of the high-level codes of conduct of 13 military nations, this paper illustrates the application of…
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Military Experience and School Leadership Development in North Carolina

This phenomenological study explores six principals’ and assistant principals’ military experience and leadership development. The participants were purposefully selected based on being a principal or assistant principal and having a minimum of 4 years of military service as a Non-Commissioned…

Armed Forces Veterans: A Nation’s Untapped Resource

Armed Forces Veterans usually do well in civilian life, a small minority sadly do suffer, but those that do well adjust their military skills, knowledge, and technical expertise to benefit the civilian organizations that employ them. However, in the media…

Post-9/11 Veterans’ Soft Skill Adaptability: Conversations in Veterans Studies: A Cross-Sectional Study of Self-Directed Motivation to Acquire Critical Skills in Deployed Settings

The transformational change brought about by the Coronavirus Pandemic has not only tested the boundaries of science, medicine, and the welfare of humanity at the onset of 2020, but it has also created an irreversible modus operandi for leveraging highly…

Association of Lifetime TBI and Military Employment with Late Life ADL Functioning: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study

TBI with loss of consciousness (LOC) before the age of 40 years was associated with slightly higher ADL difficulty at baseline for women (rate ratio [RR], 1.44; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.08-1.93; P=.01). For men, TBI with LOC at any…
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Longer-Term Employment Outcomes of Ex-Service Personnel

Study findings indicate that time in service and support during resettlement impact on the longer-term employment outcomes of ex-Service personnel. Whether this impact is favourable (or not) will largely depend on four factors related to the serving person: their individual…