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Veterans Coming Home

A team of photographers, writers, and filmmakers--—both veteran and civilian—--are crisscrossing the country to explore the lives of post-9/11 veterans, the divide between them and their communities, and the stereotypes that veterans and civilians hold about each other. Why does this divide exist? How does it affect communities across the country? And why does it matter?

Building Bonds

8m 12s

We are wrapping up our Veterans Coming Home: Finding #WhatWorks series by discussing the importance of community. Whether it's through on-campus organizations, in a church, or through organized activities, building new relationships are essential after leaving a strong community in the service.

Episodes

  • Building Bonds: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Building Bonds

    S2 E4 - 8m 12s

    We are wrapping up our Veterans Coming Home: Finding #WhatWorks series by discussing the importance of community. Whether it's through on-campus organizations, in a church, or through organized activities, building new relationships are essential after leaving a strong community in the service.

  • A Second Career: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Second Career

    S2 E3 - 9m 30s

    Patriotism is not a business strategy, but it does make good business sense to hire veterans. Veterans are skilled assets and leaders within their communities. In honor of Veterans Day 2018, let's discuss why hiring veterans is "what works."

  • Living On Purpose: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Living On Purpose

    S2 E2 - 8m 28s

    How do you go from defending the country to everyday civilian life?

    Transitioning from military service to civilian life can lead to a loss of identity and purpose. These veterans share how regaining your sense of self and finding an outlet can be transformative. Watch. Share. Discuss #WhatWorks at Veterans Coming Home: www.facebook.com/vetscominghome

  • (In)Visible Wounds: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    (In)Visible Wounds

    S2 E1 - 10m 4s

    Episode 1: "(In)Visible Wounds" kicks off our Veterans Coming Home series by highlighting the various struggles veterans face prioritizing their health transitioning from military service to civilian life. These veterans share how they were able to recognize their wounds and seek out spaces for support.

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