By Philip Chan Irene and her husband, a 75-year-old honorably-discharged veteran, had been struggling to afford housing, transportation, and medical equipment. Hesitant to request support because of the often negative… Continue Reading Irene’s Story: A Military Couple’s Experience With AmericaServes
By Matthew Feldhaus It was a warm sunny day in San Antonio, Texas – the ‘Military-City, USA’. Despite the rare respite from snow and shade, the team stayed indoors conducting… Continue Reading Introspection Within the Veterans Services World
By Anthony Cosby One of my most memorable experience as a Naval Officer comes from my time serving as Officer of the Deck (OOD) navigating the warship, USS Roosevelt (DDG… Continue Reading AmericaServes: Navigating For Those Who Have Served and Their Families
It was a bright, sunny mid-April day as I walked towards the San Diego Marina district. I was in step to participate at San Diego 2-1-1’s 2018 Community Information Exchange… Continue Reading AmericaServes Attends Community Information Exchange Summit!
By Rachael Volpe As the Network Manager for NYServes Upstate, being part of AmericaServes has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional career. Over the last two… Continue Reading A Reflection On My Time With The Team
By Phil Chan The time I spent on active duty in the Air Force provided me the opportunities for growth that have shaped my personal and professional life. I joined… Continue Reading Fight Needs To Focus On Veterans As Valuable Assets In Civilian Employment – Our Country Depends On It!
By Matthew Feldhaus It was early September, 2017, and my American Airlines application notified me I reached the next tier of travel status. We at the Institute for Veterans and… Continue Reading Different Voices, Same Message
By Jim McDonough, Managing Director, IVMF There’s a saying in Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Martin Dempsey’s new book, Radical Inclusion: What the Post-9/11 World Should Have… Continue Reading Making it Matter
By Jennifer DeLucia, Senior Director, Community Services, IVMF Leaving San Antonio more grateful than ever for our AmericaServes team including my IVMF colleagues and our community partners across the nation… Continue Reading Persistence, Hope & Change
By: Lyndsey M. Hodkinson, Program Manager, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Building Relationships: Two Years at the IVMF and 90 Days in the Practice March 1st celebrated my two… Continue Reading Reflections on the Practice from AmericaServes Newest Program Manager