This brief analyzes resource needs among veteran and the active-duty service member populations in key areas such as employment, education, childcare, mental and physical health, along with caregiving resources. Results reveal widespread concern and resources needed among military and veteran community members collectively and independently. Knowing which resources are needed is just half the battle as findings also indicate that navigating some of those services is also a challenge. This report aims to offer insight and recommendations, to the military community, along with multiple stakeholders including policymakers, practitioners, grant makers, and researchers.
Military and Veterans Studies
Military Times/IVMF Snapshot Poll Coronavirus (COVID-19) Climate
Veterans, Military service members, Military families, COVID resources, Financial assistance, Legal services, Career development, Community support
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-; Veterans--United States; Families of military personnel--United States
Evaluate social impact and policy--Covid-19
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Euto, Linda Rougeau; Maury, Rosalinda; Armstrong, Nicholas; Stone, Brice M.; and Linsner, Rachel, "Coronavirus (COVID-19) Climate Snapshot Poll: Top Resource Needs of Veterans and Active Duty Service Members" (2020). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 104.
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