The Veteran Perception: Exploring the Role of Veterans Benefits on the Transition from Service Member to Civilian
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This qualitative study was conducted using a phenomenological approach, and a transitions framework, to explore the role that three basic needs veterans’ benefits play on the transition from service member to civilian. In-depth, one-on-one, interviews of 20 veterans of the United States military were conducted to determine if the veterans’ benefits of education, housing, and health care were beneficial during their transitions. Nine themes were identified as they relate to this process. Findings indicated that the benefits of education and housing were the most beneficial to the transition to ...
Lopez, Leona Marie;
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