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When A Simple Statistic Isn’t So Simple: The Story of Rural Enlistments

On Monday April 3 I participated in a congressional briefing sponsored by the Population Association of America, and several other organizations, on the demography of rural America. I was asked to present about rural veterans in the short time span of twelve minutes, but twelve minutes goes by quickly and doesn’t offer much time to […]

Honoring Veterans Over the Holidays

As a nation, we honor veterans, their service, and their sacrifices throughout the year, but we also honor them during the holiday season. As we prepare for the holidays this week, we wanted to highlight some of the unique ways veterans and servicemembers are recognized during this time of year. Wreaths Across America Wreaths across […]

Coming Soon…

We are getting ready for a launch of our blog “Veterans Scholars.” As academic researchers who study various aspects of the veteran experience, we’ll be discussing our own research, the research of others, and contemporary events and their research implications.  There are lots of groups and organizations devoted to supporting the needs of military personnel, […]