Applications open for Focus Forward Fellowship

The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Focus Forward Fellowship. The Fellowship is a competitive program designed to build skills, leadership and a sense of community among women student veterans and service members. 

MFRI, Military REACH to celebrate Thompson Award winner and finalists

The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and Military REACH at Auburn University invite you to a virtual event celebrating the winners and finalists of the 2021 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award­­­.

Celebrating veterans on Veterans Day and every day

On Veterans Day we want to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice to this country, without them this great nation would not be what it is today. MFRI is committed to ensuring that veterans feel honored and are supported.

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.