Virtual and local Veterans Day events

MFRI’s heartfelt thanks go to all who have served, and whose families have served, in order to keep the United States safe and secure. In observance of Veterans Day, we share the following resources for in-person and virtual events.

Joint Statement on Afghanistan

As events rapidly unfold in Afghanistan, the news may be distressing to many service members, veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors. You are not alone. The undersigned organizations care for, represent, and support you. They’re standing by to help.

Registration now open for Battlemind to Home Summit

Registration is now open for the 12th annual Battlemind to Home Summit, which will bring together experts in mental health, law, community services and faith to strategize about how they can work with military-connected individuals to help with their transition from the battlefront to the home front.

Reaching Rural Veterans helps connect services to people in need

In collaboration with food pantries and faith-based communities, MFRI’s Reaching Rural Veterans (RRV) connects former service members with needed services and benefits through resource fairs and one-on-one education at food pantries in rural areas.

MFRI graphic design internship opportunity

The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University, part of the College of Health and Human Sciences, pairs research with outreach to help improve the quality of life for service members, veterans and their families. MFRI is seeking a graphic design intern to help advance the institute’s mission and cultivate its reputation regionally and nationwide.