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  • Meet the VetPop of 2030: Size and Diversity

    At the turn of this new decade, we’ve been thinking about what’s ahead for our nation’s veterans. Statistics tell us that the veteran population in 2030 will look quite different than it does today. So what might these pending demographic shifts mean for communities serving veterans?

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Research and Data

    Feb 7, 2020

  • This Veteran Is Building a Movement to Help Other Vets Excel in School

    Former Airman Camden Ege takes a collaborative approach to ensuring every veteran has the resources — and support — to graduate from college.

    By NationSwell Team

    Local Partner Profiles

    Jan 27, 2020

  • Effectively Serving Veterans Shouldn't Be a Solo Mission

    Many veterans struggle when they return to civilian life. This nonprofit brings together partners across sectors to make sure that doesn’t happen.

    By NationSwell Team

    Local Partner Profiles

    Jan 27, 2020

  • How One Veteran Rallied an Entire Community to His Cause

    Former soldier Zach Pearson’s new mission: Stitching together a vast network of local support to make sure the veterans in his rural county get the critical help they need.

    By NationSwell Team

    Local Partner Profiles

    Jan 27, 2020

  • Classic Plays Set the Stage for Connection Between Veterans and their Communities

    With the aid of public and private partners, the small team behind Theater of War is helping bridge the civ-mil divide by staging dramatic readings of iconic plays.

    By NationSwell Team

    Local Partner Profiles

    Jan 27, 2020

  • Helping Veterans Takes a Village. Here’s Why.

    Instead of competing with one another, like-minded nonprofits are banding together to make sure former service members get all the help they need.

    By NationSwell Team

    Local Partner Profiles

    Jan 27, 2020

  • A Thorough Compendium of Mil-Vet Holidays: 2020 Edition

    Part of military cultural competence is being aware of important dates and holidays. Share this compendium of military and veteran holidays with partners who want to learn more about mil-vet culture.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Jan 17, 2020

  • Communities Serving Veterans: Here's the Lowdown on NVI's PsychArmor School for Community Leaders

    In December, NVI launched the tenth and final course in our collaboration with PsychArmor Institute. While the courses are designed to be of interest to a great range of stakeholders, we've got some specific recommendations for collaborative leaders at differing stages of development...

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    Jan 16, 2020

  • Behind the Scenes of “Quiet Summons: A Healing Journey”

    NVI Local Partners Quiet Terrain LLC and DJD Art Foundation are collaborating with cross-sector partners to open a conversation about moral injury using the performing arts. We caught up with Dr. Lipana to learn how “Quiet Summons: A Healing Journey” came to be.

    By Dr. Noel Lipana, Lt. Col, USAF, Ret. (with Rhiannon Guzelian)

    Local Partner Profiles

    Nov 1, 2019

  • Four Timeless Lessons from NVI’s New PsychArmor Courses

    Collaborative leadership takes a unique skillset. Our PsychArmor courses are designed to empower community leaders with these skills.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Continuing Ed

    Oct 28, 2019