Life After Active Duty

Life After Active Duty For Our Veterans Jeffrey L. Jewell, MPA, MA Director/Counselor U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Sacramento Vet Center.

Life After Active Duty For Our Veterans Jeffrey L. Jewell, MPA, MA Director/Counselor U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Sacramento Vet Center

Some will experience readjustment challenges.

Some will struggle with mental health issues.

All of them have earned our help.

Common stereotypes about veterans: All veterans are in crisis All veterans can obtain VA services All veterans have served in combat You have to be in combat to “get” PTSD Veterans are angry, Veterans are men

Branches of the Armed Services and Active Employed full time by the military – 24/7 o Reserves Typically 1 weekend per month and a once yearly 2-week training. Army and Air Force National Guard Comes out of state militias, under direction of the state Governor. Available during times of national crisis or war. Responds to natural disasters, e.g. Hurricane Katrina.Life After Active Duty For Our Veterans Jeffrey L. Jewell, MPA, MA Director/Counselor U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Sacramento Vet Center.