Serving those who served: How can extension reach U.S. military veterans?

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U.S. military veterans are often overlooked as an audience for Extension education despite a number of programs targeting military youth and families. This may be due to the difficulty in reaching a diverse and widespread veteran population. The Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System is a network of facilities across the country that can provide access to veterans, as a group. The VA's resources can be leveraged for Extension programming through unique partnerships that meet the institutional goals of both Extension and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number6IAW4
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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