Our network

The Veterans in Society Initiative is a node in a growing, interdisciplinary network of scholars, teachers, and advocates dedicated to improving understanding of the interaction of veterans and the larger societies in which they live. 

ViS is one of the creators of the

Veteran Studies Association

VSA is the umbrella organization founded in 2020 to sponsor the Veterans in Society conferences and the

Journal of Veterans Studies

JVS is the only peer-reviewed journal dedicated to presenting research articles about veterans studies -- in all their forms, in any field, about any country or era. JVS is an open-access journal (ISSN 2470-4768). Contributors retain their copyrights and are not charged article processing charges nor other fees.  Costs are borne by Virginia Tech Publishing, a service of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. 


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"Journal of Veterans Studies" nameplate comprises an image of a red poppy and the title of the journal.