What Can Be Done to Prevent Veteran Homelessness

This is an opinion piece and does not necessarily represent the opinions of MilSpouseFest. Donna Deutchman is the president & CEO of Homes 4 Families, a non-profit organization with a mission to build resiliency, economic growth, neighborhoods, and homes for veteran families. When we consider how to address veteran homelessness, we must first consider the individuals […]

This veteran’s calling is to help homeless female veterans

According to the latest US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) there are over 4,300 self-reporting homeless women veterans. They make up just over nine percent of the entire homeless veteran population. Only 4.5 percent of veterans placed in Grant and Per Diem programs (GPD), one of the VA homelessness services, are women. While […]

Meet The Veteran Who is Rallying Progressives in The Military Community

Over the last two years, as the country has grappled with a contentious and difficult election, the Mueller investigation, and subsequent fall out, veteran and military families have often found themselves represented–or misrepresented–in the political arena and media. Pam Campos-Palma, an Air Force veteran, thinks that it’s time military-connected families regain their agency, especially those […]

Warrior Games make triumphant return to Colorado Springs

Community and business leaders joined representatives of the military at the Air Force Academy February 15 to mark the 100-day countdown until athletes arrive in Colorado for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games. Now in their ninth year, the Warrior Games are returning to Colorado Springs, the city that hosted the inaugural Games in […]

Syracuse University gets $20M gift for veterans center

Syracuse University has received a $20 million gift to help pay for its National Veterans Resource Center at the corner of Waverly and South Crouse avenues. The donation from Daniel D’Aniello, a 1968 SU graduate, and his wife, Gayle, is one of the single largest gifts in SU’s history. D’Aniello is co-founder and chairman emeritus […]