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MFRI Releases Fourth Report on State of Military and Veteran Families in the United States 

September 19, 2023  The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University today released its 2023 Measuring Our Communities Report, which provides data and insights on the well-being of military-connected families across the United States using data from over 30 governmental and nongovernmental organizations.  Key findings from the report include:  “This report provides valuable data

Purdue Focus Forward Fellowship helps women veterans take giant leaps in higher education

As the first nationwide program designed specifically for women student veterans, the Focus Forward Fellowship, established in 2016, has helped 130 women veterans who are working toward a college degree find connection, build career skills and set their sights on success.

Research award finalists contribute diverse solutions and innovations for military families’ mental, physical healthcare

The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) has announced five finalists for its 2022 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award. The finalists come from a variety of academic fields and a wide range of institutions around the United States, from universities to military-affiliated organizations.