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  • ​COVID-19: Resources for Veteran-Serving Collaboratives

    As the current public health crisis causes or reveals needs among veterans in your community, veterans will turn to you for support and information. There's a vast amount of content out there regarding COVID-19. We are working to curate updates and resources that are relevant to your collaborative work and the veterans you serve. We encourage you to bookmark this page for reference.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Mar 16, 2020

  • Systemic Barriers: “Drink Water, Drive On” Culture

    There are systemic barriers to veteran reintegration hiding in plain sight. You may hear about them anecdotally, they may go unspoken, but observed to the trained eye, and while there may be tangential research, they’ve not been examined directly. In this series, we examine these barriers, which include cultural paradigm shifts, lifestyle changes, and support system changes.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Systems Change

    Feb 27, 2020

  • Meet the VetPop of 2030: Service Era and Geography

    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 20, 2020

  • 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

    Community 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

    Community 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

    Community 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

    Community 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

    Community 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