Veterans

Format: Print Book 2015
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction UB357.V376 2015
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  UB357.V376 2015
 
 
Summary
Editor Dedria Bryfonski has compiled essays that explore issues relating to those who have served in the military. Readers will examine homelessness, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, disabilities, unemployment, the female veterans' experience, and government assistance.
Contents
Is unemployment among veterans a serious issue? Most veterans transition successfully into civilian jobs / G.I. Jobs
Undervalued and underemployed / Andrew Tilghman
Veterans receive preference in hiring for federal jobs / Barbara A. Adams
The Federal government does not hire enough veterans / Kent A. Eiler
A job corps is needed to put veterans back to work / Bill Nelson
Metrics are needed to determine if existing jobs programs for veterans are working / Tom Coburn
More employers are finding that veterans make good employees / Carl M. Cannon
How can suicide among veterans be prevented? The Department of Veteran Affairs is making progress in suicide prevention / Cheryl Pellerin
A veteran's death, the nation's shame / Nicholas D. Kristof
Military and veteran suicides rise despite aggressive prevention efforts / David Wood
Multiple deployments contribute to suicide among veterans / Ed Pilkington
Addressing substance abuse issues will reduce veteran suicide rates / Dave Larsen
Black women key to easing military suicides? / Stephanie Czekalinski
Big idea : help stressed vets with Sim Coaches / Adam Piore
Does the Department of Veterans Affairs effectively help veterans? VA is broken : death, medical mistreatment, claims backlogs and neglect at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics / Jamie Reno
Veterans are satisfied with VA hospitals / Robert Petzel
Hospital delays are killing America's war veterans / Scott Bronstein, Nelli Black, and Drew Griffin
Vet determined to share "good news" about VA hospital / E.J. Montini
The VA covered up long waits for hospital admittance / David Zucchino, Cindy Carcamo, and Alan Zarembo
The VA is investigating allegations of a cover-up / Eric K. Shinseki
How effective are the government's education programs for veterans? More veterans taking advantage of post-9/11 GI Bill / Lauren Kirkwood
Poor administration of the post-9/11 GI Bill leaves veterans strapped for cash / Tyler Bradley
Residency requirements leave veterans in some states with high tuition bills / Peter Galuszka
Many veterans prefer to attend for-profit and community colleges / Michael Sewall
For-profit colleges are taking advantage of veterans / Adam Weinstein.

Additional Information
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Subjects United States. -- Department of Veterans Affairs.
Veterans -- United States.
Veterans -- Services for -- United States.
Veterans -- United States -- Social conditions.
Publisher Farmington Hills, Mich. :Greenhaven Press,2015
Contributors Bryfonski, Dedria, editor.
Language English
Description 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-225) and index.
ISBN 9780737772982
0737772980
9780737772999
0737772999
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