Author(s): Dr. Margaret C. HarrellType of Publication: Congressional TestimonyDate: 12/02/2011
On December 2nd, Dr. Margaret C. Harrell, CNAS Senior Fellow and Director of the Joining Forces Initiative, testified before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health. She spoke on the topic of understanding and preventing veteran suicide.
Type of Publication: Policy BriefDate: 10/31/2011
Losing the Battle: The Challenge of Military Suicide, by Dr. Margaret Harrell, CNAS Senior Fellow and Director of the Joining Forces Initiative, and Nancy Berglass, CNAS Non-Resident Senior Fellow, suggests that the health of the all-volunteer force is dependent on our nation’s ability to take care of its service members and veterans.| more |
Author(s): Nancy BerglassType of Publication: Policy BriefDate: 11/10/2010
America’s failure to prepare for and adequately address the impact of war upon service members and veterans is one of the most significant challenges of the post-September 11 era. In America’s Duty: The Imperative of a New Approach to Warrior and Veteran Care, Nancy Berglass, CNAS Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Director of the Iraq Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund, argues that the strength and viability of an all-volunteer force is undermined when the health and well-being of its members are not being adequately addressed by the U.S. government.| more |