Research Index

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2017

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2016

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Understanding the Early Service Leaver

Previous studies have shown that Early Service Leavers (ESL) are at increased risk of adverse socio-economic outcomes such as unemployment, homelessness and crime, as well as poor mental health. The Scottish Veterans Health Study enabled exploration of long-term health outcomes…

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Use Among Active-Duty Military Personnel, Veterans, and Reservists

Subpopulations have variable connections to specific institutions, such as the military, which can influence their use of social programs and access to resources. We use data from the 5-year (2008–2012) American Community Survey (ACS) public-use file to examine current Supplemental…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2015

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Acute myocardial infarction in Scottish military veterans: a retrospective cohort study of 57,000 veterans and 173,000 matched nonveterans

Few studies of veterans have examined cardiovascular disease as the primary outcome, other than in relation to specific conflicts or hazards. To assess the long-term risk and prognosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in United Kingdom veterans from a broad…

The Veterans’ Transition Review

This Review looks in detail at many aspects of transition including training, employment, health, housing, welfare and finance. These are discussed at length, with specific recommendations relating to each. For the individual, however, these factors are not isolated from each…